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The Glass Encyclopedia
« on: April 19, 2009, 10:51:30 PM »

The Glass Encyclopedia covers a long list of topics from A to Z - here are just a sample of them:
Advertising glass
Akro Agate glass
Amberina glass
American glass
Apothecary glass
Apsley Pellatt glass
Art Deco glass
Art nouveau glass
Arts and Crafts glass
Baccarat glass
Bagley glass
Barolac glass.

Each topic has its own page and contains a definition of the topic with interesting background and history. There are also pictures, references to other on-line sources and articles, and suggested books on the topic.

Amongst the latest additions are - Thomas Webb and Sons glass, one of the great Stourbridge glassworks, - Chance glass, an industrial giant of a company that made glass in Smethwick, England, from 1824 to 1981; - Akro Agate glass , the American marble makers who turned to art glass in the 1930s; - Hazel Atlas glass , established in 1902 and one of the great Depression glass producers; and -  Fire-King glass, dinnerware and kitchenware first made in 1942 by Anchor Hocking.

Hope you will find the Glass Encyclopedia a really useful resource.
Links from members of the GMB are most welcome and helpful, thank you.

From: Angela Bowey
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New Zealand Glass book -
London Lampworkers book -
Bagley Glass book - - the Glass Encyclopedia - the Glass Museum


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