What is Art Glass? Since ancient times, art has been a basic manifestation of human creativity, conveying feelings, ideas, and narratives via a variety of forms and media. Art glass is one such alluring medium, a brilliant blend of aesthetics and craftsmanship that has garnered the interest of both artists and collectors. Glass art continues […]
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“Christmas is forever, not for just one day. For loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away.” Norman Wesley Brooks.
Art Works and Glass for all Autumn is well and truly here, bringing with it the evolving beauty of nature. The alluring tones of orange, yellow and brown, sets our mind towards the warm glow from the dancing flames of a winters fire. The season of goodwill will soon be upon us and the wish
The Art Nouveau and Art Deco Eras After the Napoleonic Wars drew to a close in 1815, Bohemia was once again free to begin a steady ascent towards the pinnacle of glassmaking, and retake the crown that had by then been passed to England. It would take some time before the Bohemian glass artists caught
When you invest in a stunning piece of glass art, you will want to be sure that it is on display for all to see. The easiest way to do that is to make it the focal point in a room or the piece that pulls the rest of the space together. Creativity in how
James Powell & Sons, better known as Whitefriars Glass, was the longest-running glass house in Britain and started in the mid-18th century. The Old Glass House in Tudor Street dates back to 1740 but records date back to a small glassworks off Fleet Street in 1720. Whitefriars Glass History: James Powell & Sons James Powell
For the last decade Art Glass has been waning and waxing with the tide. Finally now, the tide is turning and art glass is making a comeback across the globe. China has a lot to do with this, but their initial effect was negative – undercutting many independent makers and forcing them to evolve technically