Rare Neodymium/Dichroic Glass Cat - Changes Colour!

Rare Neodymium/Dichroic Glass Cat - Changes Colour!
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Product Number: WS04493

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Description

This is a stunning glass sculpture of a cat. I'm not sure of the origin at all, it could be Scandinavian, Murano or Bohemian. Made in very unusual and quite rare Neodymium glass (also known as Alexandrite glass), which changes colour according to different lighting conditions!! The vase appears lilac in natural sunlight or yellow artificial light, and smoky blue in fluorescent/white light (see pictures)! This is due to the presence of Neodymium oxide (Nd²O³) in the glass. for more information on this rare and wonderful glass, please see:
https://www.mindspring.com/~reyne/neowhatsis.html

Size

Measures approx 6.5 inches tall by 2.5 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks other than a tiny nick to the base rim, shown in final picture.

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