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Antique Glass Terms

Glossary of Antique Glass Terms, words and phrases. Used in describing antique glass or glass production methods. A collection of frequently used antique glass terms and their meanings that apply to the products of everyday glass production and art glass manufacturers. This is, as far as possible, a laymans non-technical glossary. Designed to help with the collector and non-professionals understanding of glass terms. For the sake of clarity; our Antique Glass Terms are intended to be a ... Continue Reading

Collecting Antique Glass

Collecting Antique Glass offers one of the widest opportunities for the antiques collector. When collecting antique glass you are collecting some of the most delicate, most beautiful and most precious items that man has ever produced. Glass is one of the few materials that has survived into the 20th century Nothing has been developed that can replace it and the manufacturer of glass is becoming much more technically advanced. We are finding far more uses for it. The actual manufacturer ... Continue Reading

Buying Antiques at Fairs

Buying antiques at fairs and at antique and collectible markets. Some antiques and collectors fairs are world famous trading events, with reputations for superb quality items that can be found in enough quantity to satisfy even the most ambitious collector. From Europe's largest antiques event in Newark, Nottinghamshire to the small, monthly fairs like Malvern in Worcestershire. Fairs are a must for anyone with a passion for antiques and collecting, and especially for those with interior ... Continue Reading

Antiques Collection: Nailsea Spatter Glass Basket

From the Antique Marks Collection we have a beautiful 19thC. Nailsea spatter glass basket in multi-coloured glass with clear branch handle. Part of a range of highly collectable glass items which are collectively often simply referred to as Nailsea glass Continue Reading

Antique Terms (M)

The Antique Marks Glossary covering Antique Terms (M) Here you will find antique terms and related words beginning with the letter 'M' including definitions and short histories covering everything from MacIntyre to the Martin Brothers, Moorcroft, Minton and Musket. Listed alphabetically, so simply scroll through or use the search function to find the word or term you are looking for. macheleid, georg heinrich (ceramics - porcelain re-invention - thuringian) Georg Heinrich Macheleid ... Continue Reading

Antique Terms (F)

The Antiques Marks Glossary and Antique Terms F Covering antique terms beginning with the letter 'F', everything from faberge to fusee and faience to furstenberg. Below you will find antique related words or antique terms begining with 'f' covering everything from faberge to fusee and many more that you might find useful. The list is not exhaustive but we will add to it as time goes by. The descriptions detailed are only intended to be relevant to how the word or term relates to ... Continue Reading

The Antiques Boutique

The Antiques Boutique offers quality antiques and collectables including fine china tea sets and dinner Services, pottery & porcelain collectibles, replacement china, curios and other quality antiques Continue Reading

Cobalt Blue Glass Candle Sticks – Antique Depression Glass?

Are my Antique Cobalt Blue Glass Candle Sticks, depression glass? by Pauline (Massachusetts) Pair of Cobalt Blue Glass Candle Sticks I was going through some glassware from my mother that had been in my attic for years. I was trying to identify most of the depression glass before asking if my children would want some pieces. Except for a few pieces, which include these cobalt blue glass candle holders, I've pretty much identified most of the depression glass thanks to websites like ... Continue Reading

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