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Glass Artists and Designers

From Vintage Art Glass to post modern, and Pink Depression Glass to Tiffany Favrile, glassware has been made by literally hundreds of companies and in hundreds of ways.

Collecting glass art and glassware can be rewarding, interesting and confusing.

With the thousands of types of glassware out there, and the need to know what it is that you're buying, it sometimes takes a little extra knowledge to purchase exactly what you're looking for.

Collectibles come in many shapes and sizes. Figurines, sugar bowls and creamers and tea cup sets are just a few of the more popular things to collect.

Here at Just Glass we will explore some of those types, and try to find ways to differentiate between bone china and porcelain, and Tiffany glass and a look alike.

Join us in exploring the fascinating world of the history of glassware, art glass and glassmaking worldwide.

Milk Glass

Named for its milky white coloration, milk glass pieces are a favorite collector’s category.

Derived from porcelain production techniques, milk glass became popular since pieces could be made far more affordable than porcelain.

Milk glass actually can be found in a variety of colors, but the milky appearance will distinguish it from other types of glass collectibles […]

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Haviland China

Dating from the 19th century, David Haviland left New York to begin the Haviland China company in France, where his reputation for fine china and vivid patterns quickly grew.

Haviland revolutionized the use of limoge blanks to save money and time in the production process. The company continued to grow under Mr. Haviland’s sons until the time of the great depression, and in 1972, Haviland finally shut down […]

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Wedgwood China

Wedgwood is one of the most recognizable marks in the world of china.

The mark of Wedgwood denotes quality and craftsmanship, with a tradition that dates back to the 18th century […]

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Westmoreland Glass Company

Steeped in history, Westmoreland glassware has become highly collectible.

Known for its molded glass products, the Ohio company’s 100-year legacy continues to attract the attention of collectors […]

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Corning Glass Museum

A visit to the Corning Glass Museum is something many glass collectors would enjoy.

From glass blowing demonstrations to a complete history of Corning’s legendary glass making, you’ll find plenty to do and see here […]

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Royal Doulton China: Flowers of the Month Tea Cups

If you collect modern china, then you can’t pass up Royal Doulton’s Tea Cup of the Month collection.

Coveted by many collectors, Royal Doulton china is renowned worldwide for quality china and these teacups are nothing less than one would expect from this reputable manufacturer [..]

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