The sort of invisible yet tangible barriers we may erect or feel around others, such as natural caution, emotional coldness, disinterest, fear of being hurt, or pride; social barriers; invisible aspects of ourself which nevertheless may trap us, such as fear, lack of self respect; self doubt. Frosted, smoked ft lass: desire for privacy; keeping parts of oneself hidden; an obscure or unclear view of a situation, occasionally relating to death—the very real yet obscure experience we all face. Breaking glass: breaking through a barrier. Breaking something made of glass: breaking a relationship; shattering an illusion, broken hearted. See break.
A full glass may represent taking in a fulfilling experience that has been offered.
A half-full glass may remark that you are viewing an expcnence as not having m~t your expectations. In that a glass is a fragile container, it may reveal the delicate nature of a situation or of the person holding it.
A shattered glass may mention that you feel shattered by a disappointment in life.
Symbolic of clarity and transparency, Rev. 21:18-21
Discerning wisdom, if clear
Glass, being transparent, symbolizes the barrier between ordinary life and the life hereafter and between the physical and spiritual realms. It can also suggest the transparency of truth as we understand it.
Psychological / emotional perspective: To dream of breaking glass is to be breaking through barriers. We are shattering the emotions that keep us trapped and moving into a clearer space where we do not allow barriers to build. Frosted or smoked glass can indicate a desire for privacy, or our obscured view of a particular situation within our lives.
Material aspects: Dreaming of glass indicates the invisible but very tangible barriers we may erect around ourselves in order to protect ourselves from meaningful relationship with other people. They may also represent the barriers that other people put up and also be those aspects of ourselves that we have built up in our own defence.
Symbol: Glass represents light, transparency, and heavenly spirits.
Vision: Seeing a full glass indicates your positive attitude and success.
An empty glass promises hard times. Adjust your lifestyle accordingly. Breaking a glass: your actions are the reason for a love affair breaking up. Cutting a piece of glass: the time is right to do some speculating. See Bottle, Shards.
Depth Psychology: The dream might indicate that you are “seeing through” another person or situation or you are afraid diat others can see through you and discover your mistakes.
Broken glass predicts a change in your life in some way, shape, or form, and it may, or may not be, beneficial for you.
If the broken glass sparkles in the light then the change will be for the better and, if not, it will be for the worse. Drinking from, or seeing, sparkling glassware is very good luck for the dreamer.
See Drinking Glass.
(Clarity; Perception; Wisdom; Woman) In a dream, glass represents an early stage of a temporary anxiety, depression or stress. Such condition is less serious when glass is seen collected as broken chips in a container in a dream. Seeing through glass in a dream means uncovering something that is hidden. In a dream, all glassware, stained glass, engraved glass, or decorative glass of green, red or yellowish color represent a suspicious person, money earned from a suspicious source or suspicion about one’s wife, or even suspicion about one’s true children, or it could mean eavesdropping, affectation or hypocrisy. In a dream, any glass by-products represent people of knowledge, scholars, gnostics, sages or people of wisdom. Buying a glittering glass ornament, or a house made of mother of pearl in a dream means choosing the pleasures of this world over the everlasting joy of the hereafter, or it could mean disdaining to obey God’s commands, or it could mean becoming an apostate.
A drinking glass cup in a dream represents a woman. Receiving a glass of water in a dream means that one’s wife is pregnant.
An unknown kind of glass cup or a roughly cut drinking glass of water in a dream means that there is a fetus in the mother’s womb.
If the glass of water breaks and the water remains in the dream, it means that the mother may die after giving birth and the infant will survive. Ifthe water spills and the glass remains intact in the dream, it means that the fetus may die and the mother will survive.
The breaking of a glass in a dream also denotes the death of the one who is serving it.
If a sick person is given a glass of wine, or water, or a bitter apple drink, or a laxative in a dream such a drink represents his last cup. (Also see Glass blower; Glass bottle)
Anything made of glass such as a tumbler or bottle symbolises household goods such as jar (for preserves), vessels of fine china, porcelain, chairs etc. it also symbolises male and female servants.
The vessel of spirit. Transparent, clear, a sign of spirituality. Fragile and sensitive. Glass containers, glass, and a crystal goblet (the Grail) represent being conscious.
A broken glass means injury and destruction of innocence—in the sense of Defloration—but also luck, as long as it is not a mirror. Occasionally, a glass is a symbol for frailty in the sense of impermanence and bewilderment. In alchemy, the stone of the Wise Men, lapis, is also called glass (vitrum), because it was seen as spiritual. See also Vase.
According to Freud, glass symbolizes female genitalia.
To dream that you are drinking from a glass is an omen of good luck.
If you dream of looking through glass, disappointments will interfere with your brightest hopes.
To see broken glass in your dream suggests something you thought would last a long time will end surprisingly and too soon.
A dirty glass represents domestic trouble or personal squabbles.
This dream depends upon the details, whether the glass is clear or cloudy.
If all is well, it is a fortunate dream, especially in matters of business.
1. If glass is broken, one has made a mistake, and it will be difﬁcult or impossible to correct it.
2. If glass is half full of liquid, then one looks at life optimistically.
3. If one imagines glass is half empty, then life is perceived negatively.
4. If one observes a glass or glasses sparkling, this also states that one has an optimistic view of life.
Dreams of glass symbolize that you are feeling fragile, vulnerable, breakable, and transparent. Glass can also represent clarity or distortion of perception. Consider the feeling tone of this dream.
If the glass is half empty, then you are dealing with feelings of lack and deprivation.
If the glass is half full or full, then you feel abundant, powerful, wealthy, and that your needs are met.
If the glass is broken, then you feel shattered. See Broken.
1- Dreaming of glass indicates the invisible but very tangible barriers we may erect around ourselves in order to protect ourselves from relationship with other people. They may also represent the barriers that other people put up and also be those aspects of ourselves which we have built up in our own defence.
2- To dream of breaking glass is to be breaking through those barriers (see Break). We are shattering the emotions that keep us trapped and moving into a clearer space where we do not allow barriers to build. Frosted or smoked glass can indicate a desire for privacy or our obscured view of a particular situation within our lives.
3- The barrier between life and the life hereafter.
To dream that you are looking through glass, denotes that bitter disappointments will cloud your brightest hopes.
To see your image in a mirror, foretells unfaithfulness and neglect in marriage, and fruitless speculations.
To see another face with your own in a mirror indicates that you are leading a double life. You will deceive your friends.
To break a mirror, portends an early and accidental death.
To break glass dishes, or windows, foretells the unfavorable termination to enterprises.
To receive cut glass, denotes that you will be admired for your brilliancy and talent.
To make presents of cut glass ornaments, signifies that you will fail in your undertakings.
For a woman to see her lover in a mirror, denotes that she will have cause to institute a breach of promise suit.
For a married woman to see her husband in a mirror, is a warning that she will have cause to feel anxiety for her happiness and honor.
To look clearly through a glass window, you will have employment, but will have to work subordinately.
If the glass is clouded, you will be unfortunately situated.
If a woman sees men, other than husband or lover, in a looking glass, she will be discovered in some indiscreet affair which will be humiliating to her and a source of worry to her relations.
For a man to dream of seeing strange women in a mirror, he will ruin his health and business by foolish attachments.
Very important things are made out of glass. Amongst them are windows that allow sunshine into our homes, drinking glasses, seeing glasses, etc. Glass makes our lives more comfortable and we rarely, if ever give it any thought. Consider the details of your dream and try to figure out how this dream about glass is relevant to you.
If glass is shattered in your dream, it could symbolize breaking of both negative and positive things.
For example, it could represent the breaking of illusions, denial, and deception. On the more negative side, it could also represent the shattering of dreams or hopes that a person has been holding close to his heart. Old dream interpretation books say that looking through a clear glass is a sign of good luck and through a dirty glass symbolizes domestic difficulties.
Seeing thru the vale.
If glass is shattered in your dreams it could symbolize breaking of both negative and positive things.
For example it could represent the breaking of illusions, denial and deceptions. On the more negative side, it could also represent the shattering of some dream or hope that a person has been holding close to their heart. Traditionally, looking through a clear glass is a sign of good luck, and through a dirty glass symbolizes domestic difficulties. Drinking from, or seeing, sparkling glassware is very good luck for the dreamer.