Glass Collectors Clubs: A-F

Listed below you will find some of the many collectors societies and associations for the various types of glass collecting. This list is not yet complete and is being added to daily. Most of these which are posted are National glass collecting clubs. If you know of one we don’t have in place, please do […]

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Collecting Boyd’s Pressed Glass Figurines

The Boyd families started making glass figurines nearly thirty years ago and are now in the fourth generation of glass making.  Located in Ohio, their trademark B inside a diamond, can be seen on clowns, animals, pie vents, covered dishes, glass slippers and several other specialty glassware handed down from generation to generation. A video […]

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Fostoria Bells

    The Fostoria Glass Company, makers of those beautiful commemorative bells, much to everyones amazement, didn’t even begin to offer them until the mid seventies. Although they made gorgeous wedding bells, bells that would coordinate with some of their main designs and major colors, if you take a walk through the catalogs tht Fostoria […]

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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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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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Kusak Fine Crystal

Fine crystal glassware by Anton Kusak. Kusack Fine Crystal came into being with the dreams of a young man from Moravia who traveled to the city of Seattle. This youthful glassmaker had a vision about what he wanted to do. Glassware and cut crystal was his passion. Anton Kusak believed that great designs and a […]

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Fentons Burmese Glass

Begun in about 1905 by  Frank and John Fenton,two brothers, they began their work in Martins Ferry Ohio and moved a year later to West Virginia. Barely a year later, Fenton introduced what was to be the very first kind of carnival glass that was actually accessible and not too expensive for the "normal" guy […]

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How expensive is collecting glassware?

  How expensive is collecting glassware?  Thats a question a lot of people have and its a reasonable one in the economy we’re facing now. Glassware, like any other hobby, can be as expensive or as inexpensive as you choose to make it, but many people think that simply because they are on a budget, […]

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Iconic Glassware Companies Fall to Economy

Of great interest to not just workers but collectors world wide, particularly in UK and the USA is the recent fall from grace of companies such as that which declared their bankruptcy just twelve hours ago. Waterford-Wedgwood, a company which  conjoined two powerhouses in crystal and china, collectibles of all varieties, tonight seeks protection from creditors, […]

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Libbey Glass Collectibles

 Libbey Glass Company began their business life named the New England Glass Company. They produced a wide variety of glassware, and in the end expanded their business to sheet glass and windshields, but are more widely known for their cut glass and shaped drinking glasses. The company was, in the beginning producing multiple items including […]

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