lustre

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lustre

1. The effect of one colour appearing to be situated behind and through another. This can occur when looking in a haploscope when it is called binocular lustre. 2. Appearance of glossiness on a metallic surface.
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When semi opaque and transparent luster glazes were used with overglazed and under glazed processes interesting results were obtained.
Acid tests revealed that there was no change in the quality of the luster or in the texture of the glaze.
If these conditions prevail luster effects could be developed in the range between 4001000 nm at any temperature consistent with the glaze composition and stability of the metal involved.
Les Techniques du Luster Metallique d'apres le Jowhar-Name-ye Nezami (1196 AD).