Modern Art of the Roman Glass Jewelry Making

Michal Kirat Jewelry Designer 925 Silver Roman Glass Jewelry

ANCIENT ROMAN GLASS REDISCOVERED IN THE 1970S Those who unearthed the Roman glass shards in the 1970s in Israel were amazed by how beautiful they looked. It was about this time when few creative designers in the Old Jaffa understood that unique jewelry could be produced using Roman glass pieces. And the glass must be […]

Nature – the Unsurpassed Artist

Michal Kirat Jewelry Designer 925 Silver Roman Glass Jewelry

ANCIENT ROMAN GLASS’S NEW LOOK Today we look at the pieces of the Ancient Roman glass and consider ourselves lucky. We are treated with a look of outstanding beauty and uniqueness. Something new, something that the Roman craftsmen and their Egyptian or Hellenist brothers in trade didn’t plan or couldn’t see appearing. Something no less […]

The Art of Making Roman Glass

Michal Kirat Jewelry Designer 925 Silver Roman Glass Jewelry

THE ART OF MAKING ANCIENT ROMAN GLASS. Ancient Roman glass was made using sand, coloring agents (metals), and formed by burning seaweed and lime. Roman glass was produced in an extensive range of hues, colors, shapes, and patterns. It is considered a work of art by skilled craftsmen, who used techniques developed for centuries in […]

History of Roman Glass Making

Michal Kirat Jewelry Designer 925 Silver Roman Glass Jewelry

ROMANS ADOPT AND DEVELOP NEW GLASS BLOWING TECHNIQUE, MAKING HISTORY. As the Roman Empire became fully established and expanded, Romans absorbed the technologies of the people they conquered, modified them, and made them their own. “Roman” glass blowing techniques were further developed and spread. With the invention of the blowing pipe technique, glass making was […]