When were brass mirrors created?

Answer While the actual date of when people first started using brass mirrors is unknown, there have been artifacts unearthed that indicate brass mirrors were being used by Egyptians as far back as 3,500 ... Read More »

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Who created hand held brass mirrors?

The earliest mirrors were made of highly polished, slightly contoured pieces of bronze, tin or silver. All mirrors at this time were hand held, the first full length mirror did not appear until the... Read More »

When were brass screws invented?

In 1797, Henry Maudslay invented the first industrial screw cutting lathe. His masterpiece was a brass screw seven feet long. This lathe design enabled the mass production of brass screws, and the ... Read More »

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When were mirrors made from mercury?

By the end of the Middle Ages, mirrors were made from flat plate glass with a metal backing--an amalgam of 75 percent tin and 25 percent mercury brushed onto the glass to give it a reflective surfa... Read More »