People have been used naturally occurring glass since Ages. Obsidian is the most known natural glass which is formed from volcano eruption.
Evidence for the use of glass in the ancient world is widespread but little is known about the production of glass in that time. There is still some doubt as to where and when glass was invented. Pliny the Elder, the ancient-Roman historian, located this event on the Phoenician coast, in modern Lebanon, where there later grew one of the most important glass-making centers and attributed the discovery of glass to the Phoenician merchants.
Beside Phoenicians, ancient Egyptians also knew the secrets of glass production and they used glass like materials long before the production of glass itself. Little glass beads, which people used for necklaces was the first glass.
In ancient times, only the very wealthiest could afford glass objects. It was not plentiful as it is today.
But when Phoenicians invented glass-blowing tubes in the 1st century BC more people could afford glassware products.
Romans played a crucial role in popularizing glass production as they set up glass-blowing workshops across all their colonies. (www.historyofglass.com)
A small glass blowing business, United Glass or
Uniglass, located in the heart of Tripoli, Badawi took the initiative of recycling the shattered glass from Beiut Blast that occured on the 4th of August 2020 …
You can vist this local business and buy recycled products.
Uniglass, Beddawi, Tripoli. Phone nbr: 76412077