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Marbles
« on: 02/07/2005 06:26:42 »
People often tell me that I've lost mine, but how do they get the coloured bits in them?


 

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Re: Marbles
« Reply #1 on: 07/07/2005 19:30:43 »
This is an important question. I'm apalled there has been no answer. I would hazard a guess that they put the marbles through a variety of emotions and as the colured bits change colour, they freeze em  ! red for blushing ,green for envy , blue for marbles that have been left outside at night in the cold etc...Yes, yes..I'm sure I'm right.....but in the unlikely event that I'm wrong, lets hope a passing marble manufacturing expert passes by.

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Re: Marbles
« Reply #2 on: 10/07/2005 18:01:37 »
hello people ready and willing to answer your question tis me.
a strip of clear molten glass has a thinner strip of colored glass laid on top theyre heated and folded over so thed colored glass is in the middle like a hotdog in a bun its heated again and rolled in to a tube the tube is cut and the marbels shaped and then into the annealing oven.

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