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History of The Witch Ball
Witch balls are some of the most beloved pieces of glassblowing. Delicately hung in a window or dangling from a stand on a table, they add a unique touch of colour and sparkle to a home.
But, did you know they started out as more than just pretty ornaments?
The art of glassblowing requires numerous tools and techniques — and with that comes a language all it's own!
Keep reading to test your glassblowing vocabulary.
History of Glassblowing
Who was the first glassblower? How old is glassblowing?
Keep reading for a brief history of this incredible craft and art form that dates back to the 1st century BC. Discover major highlights along the path of glassblowing history and learn why Gray Art Glass is such a special place to visit today.