Over the years, as dealers in glassware, we have taken thousands of pictures of glass vases, bowls, paperweights, sculptures and other glassware.
Another popular style is the sulphide marble, which is clear with a small figure in the center. Lot Antique Akro Agate Glass Popeye Corskscrew & Other Marbles Unusual Colors Very Nice Lot Of Early Estate American Vintage Marbles Including Guinea•¿• Insane Cac Christensen Marble Marbles In Their Original Boxes, Akro Agate & Vitro Agate.These humble glass pieces were designed for putting up fruits and vegetables in the days before refrigeration.This firm got its start as a glass decorating company in 1905 painting on plain blanks made by other glassware manufacturers.Machine-made marbles came about during World War I when the U. German swirls, the most common handmade glass marbles, were first produced in Thuringen, Germany. The most common, latticino core marbles, were created from the 1840s (the beginning of glass marble production) until the mid-1920s. Other German swirls have a solid core (either cylindrical or ridged), a divided core (with multiple strands in the center, most commonly 3 or 4), a ribbon core (with either a single or double ribbon), or a complex core, in which two or more variations are used within the same marble.Other types of colored glass marbles include maypole marbles (threads swirled on or near the surface of the marble), mists (color created by overlaying glass on or near the surfa Lutz marbles are also sought-after by collectors for their beautiful swirls of goldstone decoration.