The first school for mirror artisans is opened in Greece in 328 BCE training in metal polishing techniques using sand. Continue reading
Baron Justus von Liebig, a pioneering German chemist as well as a professor at the University of Giessen invented a silver hand mirror in 1835. Continue reading
Justus Freiherr von Liebig (12 May 1803 – 18 April 1873) was a German chemist who contributed to agricultural and biological chemistry, and considered the founder of organic chemistry. Continue reading
In 1687, a French glass artisan, by the name of Bernard Perrot patented a technique of rolling out smooth planes of glass, and created the first glass mirrors free of distortion.
Rome during the first century made Full-length mirrors of highly polished metal, Silver was preferred (other metal were used) due to it reflective ability to reflect true colours. Continue reading