Tag Archives: Glass

Glistening Glory: Collectible Cased Glass

Glistening Glory: Collectible Cased Glass

Article and photos by Donald-Brian Johnson “Bend me, shape me, any way you want me …” Glass. You can bend it and you can shape it. You can also mold, slump, fuse, or crackle it. Pressed glass? Check. Blown glass?

Roland “Max” Erlacher: Master Glass Engraver

Roland "Max" Erlacher: Master Glass Engraver

By Debbie Tarsitano Max Erlacher is an engraving legend in the Crystal City, Corning, New York. Born in Austria in 1933, a young Max witnessed Austrian master engraver Herman Schiller create an engraved glass work of art. Instantly he realized

Christian Dorflinger and the American Cut Glass Industry

Christian Dorflinger and the American Cut Glass Industry

By James K. Asselstine Christian Dorflinger’s story is that of a young Alsatian visionary who built one of the leading glass companies in America in the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries, producing some of the finest cut glass tableware

Publisher’s Corner: April 2017

Publisher's Corner: April 2017

A World Affair with Glass by Maxine Carter-Lome I hope I am not alone in loving the new PBS mini-series, Victoria, a romantic dramatization of a young Queen Victoria at the rise of her monarchy and through her courtship and

James D. Julia’s November 18, 2016 Auction To Offer The World’s Finest And Most Desirable Lamps, Glass, & Fine Jewelry Selections

Fairfield, ME, October 31, 2016. James D. Juila is pleased to announce its can’t miss annual November Lamps, Glass, and Fine Jewelry Auction Perfectly timed for holiday shopping, this outstanding auction features over 700 breathtaking lots, with over $4 million

What’s Selling on eBay: August 2016

What's Selling on eBay: August 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,337 (38 bids, 13 bidders): Silver Figural Miniature Harp Mechanical Propelling Pencil and Seal. The pencil has a ring slider that extends the nozzle, and it is fully working so the lead propels when

Museum Highlights: June 2016

Museum Highlights: June 2016

Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Enameling in America The Crocker Art Museum Sacramento, CA The Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, CA will host the traveling exhibition Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Enameling in America, 1920 to the Present

Cooking With Glass

Cooking With Glass

The Rise of Kitchen Glass for Cooking By Rosemary Trietsch The term “Depression Era Glassware” usually evokes images of beautiful table settings in a rainbow of colors. But what very few people realize is that the earliest Depression glass produced

Museum Highlights: April 2016

Museum Highlights: April 2016

Glass Magic: Then and Now On Exhibit through May 1 Columbus Museum of Art. Columbus, Ohio The Columbus Museum of Art is currently featuring an century-spanning exhibition on glass titled “Glass Magic: Then and Now.” Bringing together a collection of

Collector’s Showcase: April 2016

Collector's Showcase: April 2016

The Gillinder Glass Man Bill Thomas has been a glass man for decades, with interests as diverse as the many types of glass he collects. A noted glass authority and historian, an active glass club member and a show promoter,