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    • Dec 5 2008
    • 5 Dec 2008

    Caring For Glassware & Art Glass

    Caring For Glassware & Art Glass—Tips From the Pros

    By Lisa Juff

    Preserving art glass and vintage/antique glassware is an essential part of ownership. Simple cleaning methods and safe display, use or storage techniques are the only requirements for glass care.

    • Nov 16 2008
    • 16 Nov 2008

    Pilchuck Auction a Dazzling Success

    On the evening of October 29, the famous Pilchuck Glass School held its 30th annual fundraising auction at the Westin Hotel in downtown Seattle. And it was a beautiful night for beautiful art-glass collectibles. This was a black-tie event where guests were invited to bid for world-class art produced by international students and teachers of the Pilchuck Glass School.

    • Sep 15 2008
    • 15 Sep 2008

    Glass Mysteries

    It can be difficult to identify unknown art glass. I’ve studied 20th Century glass for a very long time, and have learned how to spot the clues that point in the direction of identification, but it doesn’t always end well. Often, after months of research in my library and on the web, after following every clue I could squeeze out the object, I end up more confused then when I began.

    • Sep 14 2008
    • 14 Sep 2008

    The Timeless Art of Venetian Glass

    At the start of 13th century, the city of Venice was the known world’s major hub of glassmaking. Its glassmaking secrets had been refined throughout time as a result of commerce with the Islamic territories of Levant and North Africa. By the late 13th century, glassmakers on the group of islands off the coast of Venice, called Murano, had perfected the art with brilliant methods and recipes.

    • Aug 22 2008
    • 22 Aug 2008

    Mid-20th Century Glass Decor – So Retro!

    During the middle years of the 20th century (1920s – 1970s), glass design mirrored the attitudes and fashions of a world surging ahead of its previous limitations. From the Arts & Crafts, Modernism, Art Deco, Eames, Atomic, and Post Modernism eras, came fabulous glass decor from all over the world.