Cleaning Cloudy Glassware

We’ve all found that perfect piece that was just a bit cloudy and wanted to find a way to make it crystal clear again. Sometimes it’s just close to impossible to bring it back to the way that it was, but at other times, using some tried and true techniques offered by glass collectors from […]

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Glass Restorers List

As much as we hate it, accidents happen and there may come a time when you’ve broken one of your favorite ornaments, or something that holds some sentimental value to you.   For when you may need them, here is a list of glass restorers, by the states in which they practice.   If you […]

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Cleaning Your Fine Glassware

  Cleaning your older glassware, particularly if its painted, isn’t always an easy choice to make, since we all tend to be a bit nervous about doing it any real damage. First of all, prior to beginning to say what I use, and what works for me, I’d like to tell you want DOESN’T work, […]

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Solving the Mysteries of Glass

  One of the absolutely most fun and amazing thing about collecting china, porcelain or nearly any kind of glassware is the mystery and the hunt to find the things you don’t know about it.   The bottom of your new piece of glass will, in nearly every case, offer you some kind of mark […]

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Shipping Glassware

In our collecting, somewhere along the way, we’re likely going to have to ship glassware. Particularly if you, as we do, take part in Ebay sales, or online sales of any type. Paying close attention to detail is the only way you’re going to get your package where its going all in one piece.. literally. […]

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