Day 94-Crystal Straight Optic

Blenko Water Bottle Crystal Straight Optic

Optic Water Bottles became available on line in 2011 but certain colors were not offered.  They are also offered in the 2011-2012 catalog.  The majority  of the straight optic water bottles have a scalloped top.  This is not made by design but is an artifact that exists because the thinner glass between the ribs “melts back” when the rim is fire polished.  This “happy accident’ created the scalloped top.   Occasionally, you will see a scallop rim on the diamond optic as well.  This happens when the diamond pattern falls just right on the rim to produce the same result.

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