USEFUL GLASS LINKS
I have provided a short review of each site listed below
I hope you find these links to glass related sites to be useful
THE GLASS MUSEUM ON LINE
A major glass site on the web, Angela Bowey's site in New Zealand has
and explanations of all types of glass, links to many other useful glass sites
and a glass
forum. This is definitely one site that all glass collectors and dealers should
THE GLASS ENCYCLOPEDIA
Angela Bowey's other glass site, The Glass Encyclopedia is intended to be the
reference source on glass. It covers a very wide variety of glass related
topics that are
updated regularly, building up to a fully comprehensive glass encyclopedia
THE CLOUD GLASS REFERENCE SITE
The is the first web site dedicated to providing a reference source for all
matters relating to the collection
Cloud Glass. With numerous photographs and detailed text, this site is a superb
source of information
on Davidson's Cloud Glass and Cloud Glass in general - a highly recommended
glass web site.
CARNIVAL GLASS. NET
Glen and Stephen Thistlewood invite you to visit their site to find out more
about the magic, the mysteries and the beauty of Carnival Glass.
If you can't find the answer to your question on the site, you may contact
THE NATIONAL MILK GLASS COLLECTORS SOCIETY
This is an American web site which has been set up to promote the study,
appreciation, and preservation of
opaque glass, popularly called "Milk Glass" and is an excellent reference site
for all milk glass collectors.
THE FLOWER FROG GAZETTE
This is a very informative American site for collector of Flower Frogs and is a
web revival of The Flower
Frog Gazette. The original Gazette was produced quarterly from 1984-1989 and
helped to unite a
small group of collectors interested in learning about and sharing information
on flower frogs.
( The owner of this site is also the author of the
flower frogs book
shown on my
Recommended Glass Books
AMERICAN GLASS FIGURAL FLOWER FROGS
This is an excellent page on Linda and David Adams' glass site in the USA that
helps you to identify
Cambridge Glass Figural Flower Frogs, as well as some frogs manufactured by
There are photographs of the glass flower frogs with detailed descriptions. A
very nice site to visit.
FROGGIE B's FLOWER FROGS
This is Miles & Marcia Bradley's site in the USA that has photographs of their
extensive collection of over
600 flower frogs. There are photographs of glass flower frogs and also links to
other flower frog related sites.
This site is for eyebath (or eye cup) collectors and is devoted to displaying
photographs of many different
antique, vintage and unusual eyebaths. Plus many more related items, such as
eyewash bottles, eye
remedies, advertising material, historical items, written articles and other
relevant printed material.
An excellent and informative site for anyone interested in the glass made by
the Ysart family, in Perth,
Scotland, from 1922. To help learn about Ysart glass and appreciate its place
in history, this web site also
incorporates additional information on similar and related products such as
Monart, Vasart and Strathearn.
This is Siegmar Geiselberger's excellent pressed glass site in Germany. There
are interesting articles
about glass (In German) which are illustrated with superb photographs, some of
which are taken
from the original catalogues of glass makers such as Walther. This site is well
worth a visit.
ARNOLD BECKER'S GLASS
This is Arnold Becker's glass site in Germany. He has been a collector of
pressed glass for 25 years,
during which time he has amassed a collection of over 700 pieces. Photographs
of these beautiful
pieces are displayed on the site which makes it a great site for any pressed
glass collector to visit.
THE GLASS MARKS DICTIONARY
This is a very useful American site with over 300 illustrations of makers marks
found on glass.
I have personally found the dictionary very helpful in identifying American
glass that I have
found in the UK such as that made by Heisey, Libbey and other American glass
SPARKLE PLENTY GLASSWARE
Sparkle Plenty Glassware is one of the Internet's first and largest single
owner glass sites - established online in 1995.
A very large and informative site with thousands of photos and features such as
Depression Glass Oddities & Rarities,
DG in Advertising and a number of Reproduction Alerts. A must stop for any
serious depression glass collector.
The VGCI is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1998 to educate and unify
collectors everywhere. There is a lot of information including superb photo
galleries of vaseline glass
(or uranium glass as it is known in the UK) plus a guide to it's
identification. I recommend a visit to this site
KEN TOMABECHI'S URANIUM GLASS GALLERY
The Uranium Glass Gallery by Ken Tomabechi in Japan has an explanation of what
uranium glass is, superb photo galleries of uranium glass and a list of the
world's museums where uranium glass can be seen. A nice site for a visit.
B. L. ZEBUB'S POT
This is an unusual glass related web site, in that the images of Art Deco glass
items are 3D computer
models created by Lee Tanner in the UK. He has skillfully drawn many of the
glass pieces produced
in the 1930's by English glassmakers such as Davidson and Bagley. This is quite
a unique web site.
NATIONAL GLASS COLLECTORS FAIR (UK) WEBSITE
The popular National Glass Collectors Fair is held twice a year at the National
Motorcycle Museum in
Solihull, near to the city of Birmingham in the West Midlands, England. First
established in 1991, it
currently has more than 100 exhibitors who offer a wide variety of glass from
throughout the ages.
Visit their website for more details of dates/times etc.
Art glass has been made on the islands of Murano for over 500 years. This site
details the history of
Murano glass, it's birth, rise to prominence, decline and current revival. It
also has profiles of past and
present Murano glassmakers and a glossary of the Common Terms and Techniques in
GALLERIA ROSELLA JUNCK
The Rossella Junck Gallery in Venice specialises in authentic Murano glass from
the 18th to the 20th century.
The site has photos of Murano glass dating from the 18th century up to the
present day and images of historical documents from the 19th century to the
early 20th century. In my opinion it is a very nice glass site for a
This is the web site of a studio near Hannibal, Missouri, USA, which
specializes in making unique raw materials for Stained Glass, Marble Makers,
Gem Cutters, Fluorescent Mineral and Glass collectors.
The site has information about uranium / vaseline glass and photos of their
wares. Check out the purple slag uranium glass stepping stone slabs!
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