American Brilliant Period glass production was the last great heyday of the cut-glass craze -- and it ended about a century ago. ABP glass, hand-cut from roughly the last quarter of the 19th century to the first quarter of the 20th, was an elaborate, extremely reflective and dazzling art form that appealed to wealthy collectors. World War I commandeered the lead supplies needed for the finest glass, and the post-war Depression killed the market for luxury items.
Pick-up at New Lambton. Vintage amber glass candy dish Heavy pressed glass dish, deep amber colour on a low pedestal base. Vintage soup mug Retro ceramic soup mug with a mushroom and acorns design on the front.
It's wise to understand exactly what this term means to avoid paying too much for low-quality glass. While a piece of glass might look as if it is solid red or cranberry through and through, glass with flashed on coloring actually has a light coating of vivid color over the plain old clear glass. Using this term is somewhat of a misnomer, however.
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After you have purchased your cut glass and have had it home for awhile, you notice that it has lost its sparkle; could it be that it needs cleaning? I would like to share with you a few cleaning ideas that I use on my cut glass and a few tips others have shared with me over the years for the preservation, cleaning, and security of your cut glass. What gets your cut glass dirty?
Defining "reproduction," "replica" and "vintage" glass is a challenge in itself. Identifying it is even more difficult. We use the term "replica" to describe glass that is a copy of an older design, with no intent to deceive the buyer—usually there is some small difference between them.
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