Crystal

Colourless glass with a high degree of transparency achieved by ther admixture of manganese to the frit. It is normally used for glass vessels, decanters and wine glasses, and is often cut. The technique was known in ancient Rome and rediscovered in 15th-century Venice, from where it was transmitted all over Europe.
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