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Gold band glass is created by fusing together a series of thin colored glass rods (and occasionally gold leaf sandwiched between colorless glass) to create elegant and colorful designs.
Perfume flask with swirled blue, black, white, turquoise, and gold ribbons, 25 B.C. - A.D. 25, Greek or Roman. J. Paul Getty Museum.