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The Story Behind Lalique

The Story Behind Lalique

The Story Behind Lalique By Chad Smith If you’ve ever looked at a piece of Lalique glass and wondered what the story is behind that matte, smoky finish and those perfectly smooth lines, where those exotic and provocative motifs come from and why the work of René Lalique and the Lalique Company even to this […]

A Visit to the Passau Glass Museum

A Visit to the Passau Glass Museum

A Visit to the Passau Glass Museum By Chad Smith The Passau Glass Museum in Germany may not be listed in many travel brochures. In fact, Passau, a small university city near the Austrian border, is not even mentioned in many travel books. But for anyone who is interested in art glass or marvels at […]

René Lalique – Enchanted by Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass

René Lalique - Enchanted by Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass

René Lalique – Enchanted by Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass By Kelley Jo Elliott, Curator Glass is a wonderful substance. Everything makes it an incomparable plastic medium in the hands of an ingenious artist, offering his imagination and talent almost limitless scope for discovery. –René Lalique1 From 1884, when his first jewelry designs […]

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles June 2014 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles June 2014 Issue

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles June 2014 issue features “In a New Light: French Impressionism Arrives in America: Shelburne Museum June 14 through September 1, 2014”, “René Lalique – Enchanted by Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass” by Kelley Jo Elliott (Curator), and “Jewelry 101: Buying and Selling at Auction Does require some work”. […]