Glassy Baby Visual Database: Part 1

What are the unique qualities of glass?

-After working with it in it’s molten state it has to be to be annealed 

-looks cool when its still very hot

-Easily allows light to flow through it

-Leaves behind certain working marks that can only be seen under certain lenses/light

-Heat resistant

-Chemical resistant

-It’s optical properties are not effected by aging

-Can be used in conjugations with other materials in it’s molten state

What are the attributes that are shared with other materials?

-Can comes in different colors

-Short working time

-Reflective

-Translucent

-Shatters when dropped 

-Recyclable

-Can be food safe

-Shiny

-Can be both a liquid and a solid

4 Fire Alarm light- found in my dorm room, flashes when the fire alarm goes off

7 Light bulb– found in my friends room, use in light fixture to create light

1 Glass chicken– found at thrift shop in Hornell, used as a decorative sculpture

2 Vases– found at thrift shop in Hornell, used to hold flowers/ decorative purposes

1 Napkin holder– found at thrift shop in Hornell, used to hold napkins

1 Eagle etching- found at thrift shop in Hornell, used decretive sculpture

1 Decorative jar– found in a thrift shop in Hornell, hold small items/ decorative purposes

1 Vase– found in a thrift shop in Hornell, used to hold flowers

1 Pug jar– found in a thrift shop in Hornell, used for decorative

1 Mini milk pitcher– found at thrift shop in Hornell, used to hold milk/ decretive purposes

4 Fire extinguisher casing window– found in dorm, allows people to look into case to see fire extinguisher

105 Windows– found is dorm room, provide a view of the outside as well as light

7 Glasses– On peoples faces or glasses case, to make things appear clearer for the visually impaired

127 Car windows-found in parking lots and driveways, protects driver from the outdoors while driving

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