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The Allure of Glass is Back

Blenko Glass Modernist “Opaque” Line large Yellow Bowl, No. 2904 made in 2004

by Peter Wade   Something happened this past decade in the glass collecting marketplace that we may all have missed. It’s hard to see when you’re only in one regional market area and unable to observe the whole picture. I’m beginning to believe an exciting change in glass collecting is taking place. The collectible market […]

19th Century Glass in a 21st Century Market

19th Century Glass in a 21st Century Market

By Jeffrey S. Evans “Nobody wants glass anymore” is one of the most common off-the-cuff remarks that we hear today. In fact, collectors do still want glass, just not the same glass they did 20 years ago. This article will offer a brief explanation for the changing antiques market, and then present 19th century glass […]

Rarities from the New Bedford Museum of Glass

Square Dish

Rarities from the New Bedford Museum of Glass By Kirk J. Nelson Two years ago a new glass museum opened to the public in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Its permanent collection covers the history of glass from Classical antiquity to the present and numbers more than 7,000 items. The collection includes art glass made in New […]