Baccarat Home Decor

Founded in 1764, Baccarat, the esteemed French glassworks, has sustained its global appeal through exquisite designs and superb craftsmanship in products ranging from crystal stemware to jewelry. Renowned for timeless aesthetics and meticulous detailing, Baccarat’s luxury crystal continues to symbolize elegance and quality.Read More →

Lalique Crystal Turquoise Fish Sculpture

The Lalique Crystal Turquoise Fish Sculpture reflects Lalique’s heritage of opulent craftsmanship and natural inspirations. Handcrafted from fine crystal, it symbolizes abundance, creativity, and nature’s deep beauty.Read More →

Riedel Extreme Pinot Noir Wine Glasses

The Riedel Extreme Pinot Noir wine glasses, with their unique design, enhance tasting experiences by aerating the wine and amplifying its fruity notes. Designed with the characteristics of New World wines in mind, these glasses also enhance the qualities of light-bodied, complex red wines like Pinot Noir.Read More →

Luigi Bormioli Set of 4 Classico Tall Beverage Glasses

Luigi Bormioli’s Set of 4 Classico Tall Beverage Glasses featuring SON.hyx Technology combine classic design with modern technology. These lead-free, highly durable, and optically brilliant glasses are eco-friendly and testimonies to human creativity.
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Riihimaki Glass - Finnish Glass Factory

Riihimäki Glass was a Finnish glass factory. The factory, established in 1810 for the production of domestic glassware, began production of window glass in 1919. It purchased various small factories, including the factory in which the Finnish Glass Museum is located today. After buying the Kaukalahti glassworks in 1927, Riihimaki became the largest glass factory in Finland.Read More →

Cameo Incrustation Example

The evolution of Cameo Incrustation, from its French origins to its British transformation and the ongoing legacy at Ford’s Edinburgh Glasshouse. This timeless art form, beautifully encapsulating the essence of historical figures and other subjects, continues to captivate art enthusiasts around the world.Read More →

Plate by Daniel Cottier 1877 (detail) Royal Scottish Museum

Daniel Cottier: Pioneering stained glass artist and entrepreneur who revolutionized the craft in the 19th century. His innovative designs, collaborations with architects, and entrepreneurial spirit laid the foundation for modern stained glass. Learn about his legacy, preservation efforts, and the ongoing appreciation of his remarkable works.Read More →

Ulla Forsell

Ulla Forsell was born in 1944 and studied at the College of Art and Design in Stockholm and Holland. SheRead More →


Manufacturers and designers recreated some ancient Egyptian and Roman glassmaking processes in the early 20th century.Read More →

Mercury or Silvered Glass

Silvered glass, a historic technique dating back to the mid-19th century, revolutionized the industry by creating double-walled glass objects with a silver nitrate solution inserted between layers. The technique gained momentum when patented by William Leighton in 1855, and has since been adopted by Belgian, French, English, and Italian firms. Etching and colored coatings have enhanced the aesthetic appeal of silvered glass, showcasing its versatility and allure. The mesmerizing beauty of silvered glass objects continues to captivate and inspire artisans and collectors today.Read More →

Kosta Boda Glassware

Kosta Boda, for much of its early life, this famous Swedish glassmaking company’s production centred on drinking glasses, chandeliers, and window panes. However, in the late nineteenth century, with the employment of designers such as Alf Wallander and Gunnar Wennenberg, a more concerted design policy emerged, resulting in more fashionable, Art Nouveau-inspired products.Read More →

Kyohei Fujita Glassware

Kyohei Fujita, born in 1921, gained exposure to glass art through apprenticeship with Toshichi Iwata. He developed a unique style and established the Japan Glass Artcrafts Association in 1972. Kyohei Fujita, a prominent Japanese artist, combines traditional Japanese elements with modern spirit, creating a lasting legacy in the international studio glass movement.Read More →

Vase with Birds in Foliage - Aristide Colotte

Aristide Colotte was a French glassware designer who was born in Baccarat and studied at the École du Dessin, Cristallerie de Baccarat. He worked as an engraver, moulder, and jeweller, and was awarded medals and Légion d’Honneur.Read More →

When a glass cane is cut into thin cross-sections, coloured patterns or images created in the cane are revealed as murrine. One well-known design is the flower or star shape, which is known as millefiori when used in large quantities.Read More →

Wine Decanter featured image

Wine decanters and carafes differ in function and design. Decanters are used to aerate medium-bodied and older wine, enhancing its flavor, while carafes are generally used for other beverages. The body shapes also differ: decanters have a broad bottom with a tapered neck, while carafes are long and straight.Read More →

Orrefors glass making

Orrefors Glasbruk is a Swedish glassware manufacturer. An ironworks was established in 1726 on the property of Halleberg ( the Orrefors estate), Socken, Småland. Read More →

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Glassworks in Kosta CW Nyström and JE Lindberg started the mill in 1871. They acquired land from Jonas Bergstrand, a farmer from Madesjö parish, who owned the land at PukebergRead More →

Quezel Glassware

Quezel was a Brooklyn, New York-based glassware manufacturer. It produced a range of decorative and useful items. READ MORERead More →

Vase from the Royal Brierley Collection

In 1776, Honeybourne, an English glass company, was founded in Stourbridge. In 1903, Carder established the Steuben Glass Works in Corning, New York. The Royal Brierley studio was run by John Northwood in the 1880s.Read More →

‘Amen’ glasses gained their name from the Jacobite verses engraved on them, which invariably end with the word Amen.Read More →