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Czech/Swedish? Neodymium/Alexandrite Lilac Glass Whale

Czech/Swedish? Neodymium/Alexandrite Lilac Glass Whale
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Product Number: WS05256

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Description

A stunning glass sculpture of a whale, made in very unusual and quite rare Neodymium glass (also known as Alexandrite glass), which changes colour according to different lighting conditions!! 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..

Possibly made by the Zelezny Brod Czech glassworks, who are known to make similar items in this type of glass. Could also be Swedish.

Size

Measures approx 6 inches tall by 5 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks.

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