Marbled Decoration

Marbled glass became hugely popular in ancient Rome as glass-forming techniques were refined by craftsmen, and was particularly favoured for items such as perfume bottles. One such technique involved applying a thread of a different colour of glass to the main body of the vessel during the glass-blowing process. The thread would extend and distort as the glass was blown into a finished vessel, creating the intricate marbling pattern visible on the surface.

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