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Cirrus and the Other Cloudy Glass Colors From CiM

For this blog segment, I have chosen to talk about the CiM / Messy Color glass that have the characteristic of being slightly cloudy. Bead makers often ask me why these special glass colors were made.  Well, I have always been fascinated with the old European glass that is referred to as Milk Glass or Opal Glass because of the way it looks. I have looked for, bought and tested different batches of glass from different countries in Europe for the last 25 years looking for this kind of glass, which turned out to be rarer than hens’ teeth. Cirrus
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