13 60 104

13 60 104


Borosilicate Glass
The decanters are free blown on a lathe by a lamp worker, at a scientific laboratory glassware manufacturer, who normally make chemistry apparatus. We believe that we have found the only man in the country with the skill to make the 13 60 104. Borosilicate glass is more resistant to thermal shock than other glass. Borosilicate is referred to as 'hard glass' and has a higher melting point (approximately 1650 degrees Celsius) than 'soft glass'. Because the decanters are hand made, there is variation between pieces and small air bubbles sometimes form, normally in the 13 base - a desirable sign that they are not produced by machine. Because of the incredible difficulty in making a decanter and our exceptional standards, we remove a number of factory seconds from each batch.