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The "Gazelle Gazette" is a Carder Steuben Club Newsletter that is initially delivered as an email and is maintained by Alan Shovers. This section provides an archive of the Gazelle Gazette Newsletter postings. If you would like to submit a Newsletter posting or have your email address added to Alan's address list, please email it to Alan Shovers.

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Carder Steuben Wine - 6404

What Is Alexandrite?

Posting Number 2640   Date: 02/02/17     Return to Posting List

Steuben Alexandrite

Other Alexandrites


In regards to the term "alexandrite" glass there is also Moser Alexandrite ( which is a dichroic glass similar to Carder Wisteria), Tiffin Alexandrite and Heisey Alexandrite. Unfortunately I have no photos of these. I believe all of these, including Steuben, in one way or another get their name from the gemstone Alexandrite which changes color under different types of light. My personal feeling is that Steuben Alexandrite comes the closest (even though it is not dichroic) to the appearance of a natural alexandrite gemstone.

Harry Morgan

An Example of Steuben Wisteria

Shape: 7307

Form: Bowl

Color: Wisteria

Type: Two Line Pillar

Click to view image one: 7307.1.jpg
Click to view image two: 62942.jpg

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