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SUBSTANCES USED IN THE MAKING OF COLOURED GLASS

This illustrated article by David M Issitt  (A Leading Expert on English Coloured Glass)
explains just what substances are currently used and have been used in glass making
to give various colours to glass,  ranging from Amber glass through to Vaseline glass.
( With glass photos by 1st.Glass )
CLOUDS OVER GATESHEAD
The impact of the Davidson family on glassmaking
This illustrated article by David M Issitt details the history of Davidson glass and
explains what types of glass the company made and the colours they appeared in.
It includes cloud glass, pearline glass, malachite glass (slag glass) and Chippendale.
( With glass photos by 1st.Glass )
JACK IN THE PULPIT GLASS VASES

Written by David M Issitt, this article explains the history of the
'Jack in the Pulpit' style of glass vase with photos of many beautiful examples.
ALUM BAY GLASS
This article gives the history of the Alum Bay Glass Studio on the Isle of Wight
and has an excellent photo sequence showing all the stages in the manufacture
of a Jack in the Pulpit glass vase.
BAGLEY GLASS
In this illustrated article David M Issitt gives an insight into the glass
produced by Bagley & Co., their history and the difficult times
there were within the glass industry of South Yorkshire.
( With glass photos by 1st.Glass )


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