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Anniversary Glass

From a collector’s point of view there are two types of anniversary glass. One is any glass product made specifically for the 15 Anniversary of a couple. The second category is any glass product made to commemorate any anniversary of a movie, product, business, etc.Looking to the first category, the practice of giving a certain …

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Glass Christmas Ornament

If collecting glass Christmas ornaments has captured your eye, there’s certainly a wide variety of ways to tackle this hobby. You might consider collecting by the country of origin, each of which also offers a unique style depending on era. Or, collect them by occasions, such as annual, anniversary, etc.Then, there’s always themes like seaside …

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How to Clear up Cloudy Glass

You know the drill; that beautiful old glass piece you bought at the sale is just a bit cloudy. There are several means you can try to restore the original luster to the glassware if it not scratching but rather a build-up of minerals from the water, or years of washing. Ammonia will very often …

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Crafting Etched Glass

We’ve all seen the lovely etched glasses, wine glasses that look like a work of art. They are timeless, elegant and oh so easily accomplished without paying an arm and a leg to get them. You can make that yourself, or turn your front door window into a classic entryway that really gets noticed. Working …

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Victorian Wine Glasses

The Victorian period ranges from 1837 until 1901. Needless to say, because of delicacy it’s not as easy to find intact wine sets as one might think, unless granny kept them neatly tucked away in an attic. And, in fact, this is a good place to start hunting for your treasures. Collectors in this niche …

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