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In pictures: Glass artifacts in West Bank

Hebron glass was traditionally melted using local raw materials, including sand from neighbouring villages, sodium carbonate (from the Dead Sea) and coloring additives such as iron oxide and copper oxide.

In pictures: Glass artifacts in West Bank
Yaacqoub al-Natsheh, a professional glassblower who has been forming glass for over 40 years, and his wife prepare items to display at the workshop near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the divided West Bank town of Hebron on March 4, 2018.
In pictures: Glass artifacts in West Bank
Yaacqoub al-Natsheh, a professional glassblower who has been forming glass for over 40 years, works at his new workshop near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the divided West Bank town of Hebron on March 4, 2018.
In pictures: Glass artifacts in West Bank
In pictures: Glass artifacts in West Bank
In pictures: Glass artifacts in West Bank
In pictures: Glass artifacts in West Bank
In pictures: Glass artifacts in West Bank
In pictures: Glass artifacts in West Bank
In pictures: Glass artifacts in West Bank
In pictures: Glass artifacts in West Bank