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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Glass Button Collecting

Glass has been in existence for thousands of years and buttons have been used by people since they first were created from wood, bone or stone. When the craftsmanship of glassmaking was established, buttons were often made from the bits of glass that may not have been quiet good enough for other projects or for […]

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Viking Glass

  A single brief paragraph or so in the newspapers of West Virginia in 1998 told of the closing of an entire era of manufacturing, but opened the door for a multitude of collectors to become dazzled with, and seek out the items that had, until now, been too easily found it seems and not […]

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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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Beatrix Potter Figurines

One of my favorite things to collect are the Beatrix Potter figurines, partly because of the childhood memories they evoke, but partly too, because of the whimsy, the characters such as Jemima Puddleduck and Benjamin Bunny, the cute colors and amazing workmanship involved in some of them. Particular favorites of course are the Royal Doulton, […]

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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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Jeannette Glassware Pattern Gallery

As most of the avid collectors will know, we usually have reasons why we select a special pattern or company to collect from. In my case,  because I’m a native Pennsylvanian and because I absolutely love the patterns, Jeannette Glassware is a passion of mine. I’m not alone in that however since its produces so many […]

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Miniature Toby Jugs–Toby Jewels

As a child I remember being absolutely enthralled with my mothers collection of Toby Jugs, and the very tiny cuplike miniature jugs that she called Toby Jewels. Most of them were manufactured by the Royal Doulton Company and were made between 1930 and 1975, give or take a few years. She’d become pen pals with […]

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Photo Gallery: Depression Glass Patterns

Depression glass has been made in such a wide array of colors and styles that knowing what you have isn’t always an easy task to accomplish. From pink to greens to blues, in patterns that range from flowering dogwood to sunbursts, Depression glass was made by multiple companies in multiple areas and in many and […]

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