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Dating styles in germany

Here, a method by which to produce stemmed glasses was introduced to Germany, a technique earlier developed in England.

Marble scissors allowed the marble maker to cut portions of a multicolored, threaded glass rod which was heated then twisted as the glass became molten.

Nuns and monks were among the earliest to operate glassworks in the region.

These glassworks, Glashutten (or "glass huts"), became more numerous as secular residents of the region acquired the knowledge of glass making, which was at first exclusive to the church because of its members' ability to read Latin, the language in which the ancient glass making recipes were written.

Shearing the glass rod left telltale cut-off marks, or "pontils," on either pole of the marble.