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Louis Comfort Tiffany and Tiffany Favrile Glass

Louis Comfort Tiffany and Tiffany Favrile Glass

The most famous American name in the history of art glass is Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933), the first and the greatest of his nation to make an original and lasting contribution to the art of glass making.

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What is Carnival Glass?

What is Carnival Glass?

First developed in the early nineteen hundreds, it’s a range of patterned, pressed glass suffused with an iridescent lust re, which reflects the light, making the surface gleam with metallic highlights. It resembles the rainbow effect that you see when oil is spilt in a puddle. This effect was gained […]

Carnival Glass – The American Influence?

Carnival Glass – The American Influence?

The United States was the home of Carnival Glass. It was developed there, and though other countries soon began to produce their own versions, most collectors today begin with American glass as it is the easiest to obtain. A previous article described the manufacture and appearance of this beautiful product, […]

The Idealistic Art of Emile Galle

The Idealistic Art of Emile Galle

The glass of Emile Galle is attracting increasing attention among collectors, not only for its inherent beauty and refinement, but also because every piece, so far as we know, has that favourite feature of the collector, a signature.

Crackle Glass

Crackle Glass

Glass is the third most popular collectible in the world, and Crackle Glass is one of the most beautiful and interesting. Crackle Glass is also known by other names, such as Craquelle Glass, Ice Glass and Overshot Glass. Pictured right is is a miniature 4″ Blenko Pitcher. It was the […]