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Blown Glass Ornament - Purple Diamond Toupie

Add a hint of beauty with these unique handmade blown glass baubles, as home decor, Christmas decoration, and much more. Artfully created by skilled glass blowers in the heart of old Cairo, Egypt. The art of glass blowing began in Egypt at least in the 3rd Century A.D. based on a poem written on papyrus that describes the technique.

The art of glass blowing has a long history in Egypt dating back to the reign of Akhenaten in the 14th century B.C. Glassmakers crushed raw materials, colored the glass, and heated it to form decorative objects. This technique and centuries old tradition has been passed from generation to generation and is still practiced today.

- Pyrex glass
- Approx. 2 inches in diameter
- Fair Trade
- Handcrafted in Egypt
- Item #: 3064-ORN-SML-PNK0W