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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.

Glossary of Glass Terms

Knowing the terms and jargon of glassmaking and glass collecting can take years to learn.

The Just Glass Online glossary is a great reference to help you understand glass industry nomenclature and common glass collector’s terminology […]

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Murano Glass and Glassmaking Techniques

Murano is renowned for its history and influence over the craft and art of glassmaking.

Over nearly 1,000 years of glassmaking and skills being passed down from generation to generation have enabled the development and refinement of many innovative glass art techniques in Murano […]

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The Blenko Glass Company

One of America’s iconic glass making companies, Blenko has operated continuously since 1921 in West Virginia.

Begun as a stained glass manufacturer, Blenko turned to stemware and tableware during the Depression and later became identified with the American studio glass movement […]

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Depression Glass, Elegant Glass and Depression Glass Manufacturers

Produced during the Great Depression and up until World War II as inexpensive promotional items, Depression glassware is now extremely popular as a collectible and prices continue to skyrocket as collectors strive to add rare pieces to their collections.

Read on to learn about the history and origins of Depression glass and Elegant glass, and the colors, patterns and manufacturers of Depression glass and Elegant glass […]

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The Jeannette Glass Company

Famous for its Depression Era kitchenware and glassware, the Jeannette Glass Company produced many of today’s most collectible Depression glass patterns […]

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Royal Lace Depression Glass Pattern

Royal Lace is easily recognized since this well regarded Depression Glass pattern really does look like lace.

Produced by the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company, 28 Royal Lace pieces were manufactured from 1934 to 1941 during the prime of the depression glass production […]

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Cameo Depression Glass Pattern

Cameo is one of the most popular and representative Depression Glass patterns. Recognized by the figure of a dancer, the pattern was produced by Hocking from 1930 to 1934 […]

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Wine Glasses

Like the fine wine meant to be consumed from them, there is more behind quality wine glasses than meets the eye.

Bowl shape, stem and foot must be considered, along with the material and technique used to make a fine wine glass […]

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Glass Art

If you want to appreciate the craft of glass art, it helps to begin by knowing a little about the history of the medium and the studio glass art movement.

Glass art developed out of the glassmaking industry and has now evolved to include hand and mold glass blowing, stained and etched glass techniques and glass sculpture […]

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History of Farber Brothers

Brothers Louis and Harry Farber were born in Russia in the late 19th century and immigrated to the United State just after the turn of the 20th century. Louis and Harry began working for S. W. Farber, their older brother who sold products under the name Farberware. In 1915 they formed their own company, using […]

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