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Neodymium/Alexandrite Lilac + Blue Glass Bird - Changes Colour!

Neodymium/Alexandrite Lilac + Blue Glass Bird - Changes Colour!
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Product Number: WS06390

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Description

This is a stunning sculptural glass bird. Probably Scandinavian or Czech in origin. 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

Also has a striking centre sphere of blue glass. Would make a unique addition to any glass collection!

Size

Measures approx 3.25 inches tall by 6 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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