Flint Glass and Canary Flint Glass.

   FLINT GLASS: Flint glass is one of those rarities to collectors, so that in some cases, people don’t even know what to look for, or that they can look for it.. The Welkers, in their book describe it as a term for a specific type of glass.  The name was said to have been […]

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John Beswick Studios

Among my favorite things to collect are the Beswick studios figurines of the Beatrix Potter Figurines, as well as those of the hunting dogs and the owls. These are remarkably lifelike and have been made over the course of more than a century, realistic and beautiful, they are still sought after collectibles today. A family […]

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Ebay and Glassware.

  While many of you don’t particularly care to do business with Ebayers, I’ve found it to be a treasure trove of interesting pieces and in reality, nice folks too, though many of them aren’t entirely certain what they’ve got and how much its worth. This works in your favor many times, though as a […]

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Tiffany–in Pastel

  When Tiffany Glass comes to mind, what you’re probably envisioning are those awesome bright colors and the incredible blues and golds of the Favrile..  Many people, even some collectors, aren’t aware th at Tiffany made a line of pastel glass.   During what was called the Art Deco era, particularly between 1918 to 1928 […]

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Jeanette Glass Iris and Herringbone

My own personal collection of depression glass began as an accident. I hadn’t been married very long and I used a platter that held deviled eggs for an evening meal. It was knocked from the table and broken( amid scrambled deviled eggs may I add)  I went in search of one that looked like it […]

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Elegant Depression Glass Reproductions

American Lancaster colony company continues to make certain pieces of American under the “whitehall” name. (whitehall was made by Indiana glass, which Lancaster also owns.) Pieces in red, white, pink, avocado green, crystal and various blues have been made. The glass quality is not as good as the original with more pronounced mold lines. Check […]

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Reproduction Depression Glass

Depression Glass For many years depression glass has been reproduced by companies all over the world. Some of the patterns and things you may see from those companies are listed below. (We gratefully acknowledge the research work of the Glass Reproduction website, as well as About.com  for some of this information). Adam Butter dish- on […]

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Stretch, that ‘Other’ Iridescent Glass

Stretch glass is not considered art glass. It also doesn’t fall under the definition of Carnival glass or Depression glass. It’s in a collectible area all its ownMade from about 1916 until the early 1930s, the glass was made by nine different American glass companies. It wasn’t given the name “Stretch Glass” by its makers, […]

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Reproduction Glass

Is my glassware authentic or is my glassware reproduction? This is a question thats of paramount importance for many collectors and glass ware enthusiasts. There isn’t a thing in the world wrong with reproduction glassware, so long as its apparent to the collector that he or she is getting reproduction glassware. When it isn’t made […]

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Collectibles – Glass Paperweights

When one considers beginning a collection of some type, it’s fairly common to think of stamps, weaponry, stuffed animals, or even famous dolls. But paperweights? Yes, paperweights. Astoundingly enough, there are roughly twenty thousand(20,000) people that collect paperweights. Glass paperweight The following is so large that there are paperweight festivals, conventions, and even museum exhibits […]

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