What Is Glitter Made of?

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Glitter is made of plastic, polyester, glass, fish scales, or paper. Some are a combination of a few of these products. Glitter comes in many different shapes, sizes, and colors. Homemade glitter can be made from egg whites, dried fish scales, and food coloring.
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Edible glitter adds a finishing touch to foods. Making edible glitter relies on film technology. The liquid-gel is processed into extremely thin layers, similar to making cellophane
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Some glitter are made of small pieces of metal or plastic with reflective surfaces, even some are made of fine glass.
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The ancient Maya painted some of their temples with mica to make them sparkle in
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ive actually made my own glitter with egg whites...haha, i saw it on a DIY show on tv. you spread a thin layer across a glass cutting board, then you blowdry it with a hairdryer.
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What Glitter Is Made From?
Invented in the 1930s by cattle farmer Henry Ruschmann, glitter is a common component used in decorating craft projects. Although manufactured craft glitter appears deceptively simple, it is actually created by treating sheets of aluminum foil with... More »
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Glitter can be made up of many things. Somethings used to make glitter are plastic, metal, aluminum foil or glass.
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