Table of contents for Warm glass : a complete guide to kiln-forming techniques : fusing, slumping, casting / Philippa Beveridge, Ignasi Domâenech, Eva Pascual.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION, 6
A BRIEF HISTORY OF GLASS, 
The Origins of Glass: Myths and Legends, 10
The Revolution of Glassblowing, 14
Islamic Glass, 15
Murano: The Splendor of Crystal, 16
English and Bohemian Crystal, 17
From Industrialization to Art Nouveau, 18
From Art Deco to Contemporary Design and Sculpture, 20
THE NATURE OF GLASS, 22
Glass as a Material, 24
Different Kinds of Glass, 28
MATERIALS AND TOOLS, 32
Materials for Originals, 34
Materials for Molds, 36
Materials for Inclusions, 38
Finishes, 40
Auxiliary Materials, 42
Cutting Tools, 44
Tools for Originals and Molds, 46
Prefabricated Molds, 48
Kilns and Sandblasting Equipment, 49
Auxiliary Tools, 52
Workshop Safety and Organization, 54
PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS, 56
Glass Compatibility, 59
Characteristics and Behavior of Glass, 60
Firing Glass, 62
Cleaning, 68
Cutting, 70
Prototypes and Molds, 72
TECHNICAL PROCEDURES, 78
Fusing, 80
Tack Fusing, 80
Full Fusing, 84
Inclusions, 88
Slumping (Thermoforming), 92
Slumping Techniques, 92
Slumping with Molds, 94
Free Fall (Draping), 98
Finishes, 102
Kiln Casting and Pëte de Verre (Glass Paste), 104
Techniques, 104
Kiln Casting, 105
Finishing, 113
Pëte de Verre (Glass Paste), 114
STEP-BY-STEP EXERCISES, 120
Lighted Panel, 122
Bowl with Inclusions, 126
Vase of Mosaic Glass, 134
Centerpiece, 142
GALLERY, 150
GLOSSARY, 156
BIBLIOGRAPHY AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, 160
INDEX, 160

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Glass craft.
Glass fusing.
Firing (Ceramics).
Glass art.