This is a photo of an antique glass
vase that I inherited.
bottle discovered on the Mayfield railway station site
Vignettes ranging from delicate angels to beloved Santa figurines are arranged in greenery, on top of stacks of children's Christmas books, and on tables, along with a bright display of antique glass
finials tucked into the garland on the mantel.
So-called 'stems' may not be the most collectable type of glassware, but they can still be impressive THERE are many areas of antique glass
that are collected avidly, but according to dealer Mike Moir, most of us are generally not into collecting one of the most elegant forms: decorative wine glasses or "stems" as they are termed.
In the American era of the opalescent glass Tiffany and LaFarge, William Willet preferred the use of the translucent antique glass
of European studios that had made the ancient Gothic Cathedrals so famous for their brilliant illumination.
They also knew how to use a coating that makes the acrylic look greenish, like antique glass
In another instance, antique glass
photographic plates (she collects them as a hobby) became the outer shell of a chandelier that, when turned on, illuminates each snapshot, depicting scenes from bygone times.
1) Use both hands when handling and lifting antique glass
His knowledge of antique glass
, pewter-ware, clocks and other works of art was extensive.
e antique glass
bottle is sealed and will remain so until it is opened at a special ceremony in the school's lecture theatre at 10am tomorrow.
The glasses will be sold by Surrey-based antique glass
dealers Mark J West during the 23rd Winter Fine Art and Antiques Fair at London's Olympia.
Retired ceramic engineer and active historian Williams began collecting antique glass
cutters over 35 years ago, now has over 1,400, and figures he needs another 3,000 to complete his collection.