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Looking for maroon glass

Postby 2bookworms » Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:50 pm

I am looking to see if anyone has an idea how I can find or make a maroon frit. I need a dark maroon for a project and can not seem to find this color. Bullseye has a deep red, but more red than maroon. Any thoughts or direction would be appreciated.

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Re: Looking for maroon glass

Postby marykaynitchie » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:42 am

How are you using the maroon frit? Perhaps you can use a reactive clear combined with a copper glass style.

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Re: Looking for maroon glass

Postby mattt » Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:16 pm

Have you looked at the deep plum transparent, 1105? That's a nice maroon colour...
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Re: Looking for maroon glass

Postby edwardcantarella » Sun May 13, 2018 12:18 pm

"Deep Red Opalescent" is about the color of a really dark tomato paste.

"Maroon is a dark brownish red color that takes its name from the French word marron, or chestnut. The Oxford English Dictionary describes it as "a brownish crimson or claret color." Wikipedia"
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