Dichroic glassisglasswhich displays two different colors by undergoing a color change in certain lighting conditions.
One dichroic material is a modern composite non-translucent glass that is produced by stacking layers of glass and micro-layers ofmetalsoroxideswhich give the glass shifting colors depending on the angle of view, causing an array of colors to be displayed as an example ofthin-film optics. The resulting glass is used for decorative purposes such asstained glass, jewelry and other forms of glass art. The commercial title of "dichroic" can also display three or more colors (trichroic orpleochroic) and eveniridescencein some cases. The termdichroicis used more precisely when labelling interference filters for laboratory use.