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One of the best things about attending conventions is that you have the opportunity to see carnival glass pieces that you might never get to see otherwise. The photo shows a portion of a display of carnival glass for a seminar presentation. Look at those white and aqua opal pieces? Some of them I had seen previously, but others were a sight to behold. Come join us at a convention. Not only is the carnival glass fun to see, but the people are great, as well. … See MoreSee Less
If you want to see a rare mug, then this aqua opal Orange Tree mug ought to stimulate you to join us at the International Carnival Glass Association convention from July 12 – 15, 2017. We will have a large selection of mugs and loving cups in our display room with a presentation by Roger Dunham to give us all the ins and outs of collecting mugs. This convention will be held at the Crowne Plaza Airport hotel in St. Louis. Please come and join the fun. There is an exceptional auction on Saturday, the 15th, which features the glass of Jane and the late Carlton Tarkington. The auction is conducted by Seeck Auctions. … See MoreSee Less
The Fenton Art Glass Company produced quite an abundance of Open Edge pieces in a variety of colors. Here are three that were shaped after the glass was removed from the mold. The two vases, blue and marigold, were swung – a finisher literally swung the vases – as you can see, the marigold one was swung with more force or the glass was more malleable than the shorter blue vase. The ice cream shape (ICS) bowl had a finisher use a paddle to make the low round shape. It is ice green. … See MoreSee Less