Duralex Nesting Bowls

$ 34.00
PRODUCT DETAILS

These classic 10 or 3 piece glass nested mixing bowl sets are both beautiful and useful. Part of the Lys stackable bowl series by Duralex, these bowls are extremely durable and ideal for everyday use in multiple applications from prep to serving at the table. The tempering process makes them both impact and chip resistant, and they can handle both hot and cold food with ease. Dishwasher and microwave safe.  NOTE: Due to the manner of production, it is normal to find small bubbles or intermittent "wave" patterns in the glass. This occurs naturally during the tempering process and does not effect strength.

Made in France.

SPECIFICATIONS

Sold as either a set of 10 or a set of 3 large bowls.

Set of 10 includes 1oz, 2oz, 4oz, 7oz, 10oz, 1/2 quart, 1 quart, 1.5 quart, 2.5 quart, and 3.5 quart bowls. The largest bowl measures 10.25" in diameter and 4" deep.

Set of 3 includes 1 quart, 1.5 quart, and 2.5 quart bowls. The largest bowl measures 9" in diameter and 3.5" deep.

WHY WE LOVE THIS

Duralex has been manufacturing glassware and tabletop products in La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin (France) for over 65 years. In 1939, the Duralex brand was purchased by Saint-Gobain, who had recently introduced their process of tempering molded glass to the market. Since that time, the very name "Duralex" has been synonymous with "toughened" glassware fabricated utilizing their proprietary process. "Toughening" glass is accomplished by heating glass beyond its annealing point. Annealing is the process of cooling recently formed glass at a slow rate to relieve internal stresses created during the forming process. By heating the annealed glass to approximately 720º Celsius and then cooling it rapidly, the end result is a substance four to six times stronger than conventional glass. Tempered glass is particularly effective for use in microwave ovens and it is used frequently in applications where safety is an issue as tempered glass will break into large chunks if shattered as opposed to sharp, jagged pieces. Injuries are less likely and cleaning up considerably easier.

Duralex glassware is suitable for cold or hot applications. They are stackable, impact and chip resistant, microwave-proof and dishwasher-safe.

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