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Shaping liquid glass
Brought to a temperature of at least 2,552°F (1,400°C), the mixture of sand, fluxes, and stabilizers at the origin of glass melts and liquefies, opening the way to the shaping phase. The liquid glass can then be poured into a mold to take its shape, floated on a tin bath to give perfectly smooth plates, or blown by master glassmakers like it has been at the Verrerie de Biot since 1956.
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