First Paper Mill

A paper mill was established in 751 CE at Samarkand (now Uzbekistan) Continue reading

First Lace factory

Venetian noblewoman, Duchess Morosina Morosini, set up the first Lace factory, while under the direction of Catina Gardin, in 1595. Continue reading

Porcelain: Made in China

At the beginning of the T'ang dynasty (circa 618-907 CE), China developed Porcelain. Continue reading

Egyptian Begin Turquoise Mining

Egyptians began turquoise mining operations of the Sinai peninsula before 3400 BCE. Continue reading

Egyptian Made Faience

Egyptians created the first synthetic material, faience in large quantities as a substitute for the blue stone, lapis lazuli. Continue reading

Wool Clothing Discovered in Ancient Turkey

Remnants of wool clothing made of animal fibre were found at the mound of catalhoyuk in Turkey, Continue reading

Synthetic Indigo Dye

German chemist, Adolf von Baeyer developed synthetic indigo dye in 1880, at the University of Munich. Continue reading

Bickford Invents the Safety Fuse

Englishman, William Bickford invented the safety fuse in 1831. Continue reading

Argentina Opens Glass Factory

Cordoba del Tucuman, Argentina established a glass factory in 1592, Continue reading

First Silkscreen Printer

Samuel Simon patented a silkscreen press for textiles in Manchester, England in 1907, Continue reading