The history of glass – timeline and inventions

Jul 29, 2022 | History, Videos

You might think glass has been here since forever. But that is not true. Yes, glass making dates back to at least 3,600 BC in Mesopotamia. Some historians claim they found copies of glass from Egypt.

Be as it is, one thing is true. Glass has long history. In this documentary, we take a look at the history of glass, and how the ingredient evolved over time.

Nowadays, we have some technologically advanced products made of glass. Manufacture started in bronze age, when vessels of glass appeared.

In the middle ages, we invented the forest glass and the eye glasses. And the modern period brought lead oxide glass, tempered glass, bulletproof glass, and so on.

Nowadays, people use glass as a building material. The quality of glass has also improved. But how did we get here? This documentary explores that timeline.

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