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Zelezny Brod Czech Neodymium/Alexandrite Glass Vase

Zelezny Brod Czech Neodymium/Alexandrite Glass Vase
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Product Number: WS05589

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Description

A stunning Czech/Bohemian organic glass vase, 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..

Made by the Zelezny Brod glassworks. Has an acid etched image of a bird. Similar vases are shown in the book "Hi Sklo Lo Sklo" by Mark Hill, pages 48 + 49.

Size

Measures approx 7.5 inches tall by 5.25 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

Excellent condition, no chips or cracks.

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