Libensky Blue Pyramid
above: Blue Pyramid
sculpture by Stanislav
Libensky and Jaroslava
Brychtova, 1993
(120cm tall 83cm wide)

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The Glass Encyclopedia is a reference source on glass, covering a broad list of types of glass. Each topic has its own page with a definition of the topic, interesting background and history, pictures, references to other on-line sources and articles, and suggested books on the topic. The Glass Enyclopedia is currently being upgraded page by page, to update the links, enhance the text, and add new information about relevant books on glass. Some really interesting articles from the Glass Museum have been incorporated into these updated pages. See what you think.

The Glass Encyclopedia page on Working with Glass now has a fascinating article by Robert Mickelson on the history of art glass lampworking, with very interesting diagrams and pictures. Tiara Glass has a summary of the company's history followed by a short article about the very popular amber Sandwich Pattern. Caithness Glass has a short summary of the Caithness story followed by a detailed article by Rhona Burns and Angela Bowey. Rhona was the Marketing Executive with Caithness Glass Ltd in their heydays when they had their own Marketing Executive, and Angela is a researcher and author. The article covers the history of the company, the people who worked there, and the beautiful glass they created (with lots of pictures).

Schneider glass is another page which has been updated with superb pictures and text written by Thomas Karman for the Glass Museum. Thomas is a long-time collector, writer, and consultant on Schneider glass. The pages on Charder Glass and Le Verre Francais have also been updated, as both those names were used by Schneider for their glass.

The Glass Encyclopedia page on Cast Glass has been enhanced by the addition of an article about Shona Firman and her cast glass.

The page on Glass Bottles has three additional sections, Walt Rigling's article on Apothecary Vials, and David Barker's article about English Apothecary Vials, plus Angela Bowey's article on the history of glass bottles in New Zealand. And I am currently working on a major upgrade of the page about Wedgwood Glass.

I hope sincerely that you enjoy these improved web pages.

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This is the 'go to' reference book if you are interested in Pirelli Glass.
It offers collectors a comprehensive history of Pirelli glass and its makers,
from its inception in the mid 40s to 1980 when the company closed.
The book is filled with colour photographs, original black and white catalogue
photographs, stories and a miriad of information on Pirelli and Vasart glass.
(review by Jackie S. from Canada)

Pirelli Glass Book
Pirelli Glass by Angela Bowey with Bob Martin.

And if you didn't read the first part of this Trilogy, you can take a look
here. The first part covers Pirelli, Bimini, and Komaromy.
If you are interested in Pirelli glass you are sure to enjoy this one.
It is available as a paperback book or as a downloadable Kindle.

London Lampworkers Book
London Lampworkers: Pirelli, Bimini & Komaromy
by Angela Bowey with B.Martin, R.Berger, C.Komaromy

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INFORMATION about New Zealand Glass !
Including many original catalog pictures and dozens of photographs.
NOW available - this is the new second edition of this book and it covers
the fascinating history of glass in New Zealand, the story of Crown Crystal Glass,
NZ bottles and an overview of contemporary New Zealand glass artists.
Available as a paperback or as a Kindle book.

New Zealand Glass 2nd Edition by Angela Bowey, 2013.

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INFORMATION about Bagley Glass!
Bagley Glass were making Art Deco glass from the 1930s onwards so we thought you might be interested in this book.
The first three editions sold out very quickly.

The 4th Edition is now available and has received a rave response
- more information, more and better pictures, new items identified
as Bagley for the first time, a helpful index, and more compehensive coverage.
A truly comprehensive guide to help you identify Bagley Glass.
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