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The Development Of The Mirror
- Jul 14, 2016 -

The ancient use of obsidian, gold, silver, crystal, copper, bronze, after grinding and polishing into a mirror. , Egypt has a bronze mirror for make-up. In the year 1th century, there was a large mirror that could illuminate a person's body. A portable small mirror in the Middle Ages with a comb that is placed in ivory or precious metal boxes. At the end of 12th century to early 13th century, mirrors appeared on the back of silver or iron sheets. Renaissance Venice as the Mirror Center, the mirror produced by high quality and reputation. In 16th century, the cylinder method was invented to make the plate glass, while the metal mirror was gradually reduced by the method of mercury amalgam with tin foil attached to the glass. In the latter half of the 17th century century, French invention made a glass of glass with pouring method, which produced high quality glasses. Mirrors and their borders increasingly become interior decorations. A large glass mirror was produced at the end of 18th century and used on furniture. Although the tin amalgam method is harmful to human body, it has been applied to 19th century. In 1835, the German chemist J. von Leibig invented the chemical silver plating method, which made the application of glass mirror more popular. China had bronze mirrors in the 2000 AD. But in the ancient times, the water to the shadow, called the bronze for the water. The Han Dynasty began to be renamed Mirror. The bronze mirrors in the Han and Wei dynasties became popular and had full-length mirrors. Initially, the bronze mirrors are thinner, with a rounded flange, a trim or inscription on the back, a semi-circular knob in the center of the back, a mirror, sessile, and a unique style of Chinese mirrors. Glass mirror in Ming Dynasty. After Qianlong (1736~1795) in Qing Dynasty, Glass mirror gradually popularized. Japan and North Korea first imported bronze mirrors from China. In the Meiji Restoration, the glass mirror was popularized in Japan.