Octopus Miniature Yellow Borosilicate Glass Figurine 2"H

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Miniature spotted octopus made from handcrafted borosilicate glass

White spotted tentacles

  • Height:  2 inches

  • Length:  2.75 inches

Unlike regular glass, which is composed of silicon dioxide, sodium oxide and calcium oxide, or – to put it simply – silica, soda and lime, the borosilicate glass composition also includes at least 5% boric oxide. This special ingredient produces borosilicate glass, or “boro”, as it is often called, notable for its high tolerance to heat and extreme resistance to severe temperature changes.