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What to look for in antique and vintage glassware

What to look for in antique and vintage glassware

Glass antiques and vintage glassware will add elegance and beauty to any setting and have an enduring quality that never dates. Our latest guide tells you what to look for in this beautiful area of collectables.
A guide to collecting 20th century glass

A guide to collecting mid-20th century glass

In a recent article, we looked at the importance of 20th century glass and examined some of the more notable names in glass production. In this guide we identify glassware of interest to both novice and seasoned collectors alike, and what they should look for.

From Lalique to Whitefriars: why 20th century glass is so important

20th century glass is vibrant and beautiful but which manufacturers are sought after? We run through the names to look out for and explain why this art form is so important.

Antique wine glasses & decanters: How to toast the New Year in style

Whether you're planning an elegant English-style party or a Mad-Men-themed vintage bash, antique wine glasses can be a charming touch to your New Year's toast.