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How To Make Tinted Glass In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll quickly learn how to make tinted glass in Minecraft step-by-step!

Minecraft tinted glass is a block that blocks all light, even though it is translucent. It's useful for mushroom and mob farms. It's an item introduced in the Caves & Cliffs update which is edition 1.17.

How To Make Tinted Glass Video Tutorial

In this video, watch as we show you step-by-step how to make tinted glass and what it's useful for in the game.

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Available Platforms

Edition Platform Available
Java Edition Windows, Mac & Linux PC's Yes (1.17)
Bedrock Edition Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC's No
Education Edition Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC's No
PlayStation Edition PlayStation 3 & 4 No

Items Needed To Make Tinted Glass

  • 4 Amethyst shards
  • 1 glass

Steps To Make Minecraft Tinted Glass

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

First, let's open your crafting menu in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.

Open the crafting table

2. Add Items To The Menu

In the crafting menu, add the 4 amethyst shards and the 1 glass to the grid.

You must add the amethyst shards and glass to the grid exactly as shown in the image below. In the 1st row place down 1 amethyst shard in the 2nd box. In the 2nd row place down 1 amethyst shard in the 1st box, 1 glass in the 2nd box, and 1 amethyst shard in the 3rd box. In the 3rd row place down 1 amethyst shard in the 2nd box. This is the Minecraft tinted glass recipe.

Add Tinted Glass Items To The Menu

Now that you've added the items to the grid as described above, you'll notice 2 tinted glass blocks in the box on the right.

3. Move The Tinted Glass To Your Inventory

After your tinted glass blocks have appeared in the box to the right, simply drag them down to your inventory for use.

Move The Tinted Glass To Your Inventory

And that's how you get tinted glass in Minecraft! Minecraft tinted glass is a block that blocks all light, even though it is translucent. It's useful for mushroom and mob farms. It's an item introduced in the Caves & Cliffs update which is edition 1.17.

How to make tinted glass in Minecraft

Minecraft Tinted Glass Command

You can also use a Give Command to make tinted glass in Minecraft. The tinted glass command is available in the following editions:

  • Java Edition

To run the tinted glass command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below for your specific version.

Java Edition 1.17 and higher

/give @p tinted_glass 1

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