Contemporary Marbles and Related Art Glass

Contemporary Marbles and Related Art Glass

by Mark P. Block


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Exquisite marbles produced by more than 130 artists and craftsmen are represented in over 600 stunning color photographs. The thorough text includes an extensive and detailed look at the pioneers, current artists, and craftsmen of the contemporary handmade marble movement. The history and development of handmade marbles is reviewed in words and illustrations, beginning with the earliest use of decorative glass and moving forward to the influence studio glass founders brought to bear on the pioneers and current craftsmen of contemporary handmade marbles. Also included are tips for the purchase and care of fine marbles, an in-depth glossary, and a valuation guide. This book will be a joy for everyone fascinated with glass. Novice and experienced art glass and marble collectors alike will appreciate this beautiful book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764311666
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 01/01/2001
Series: Schiffer Books for Collectors Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x (d)

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Contemporary Marbles and Related Art Glass 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Thought this was a great book. Lots of style and great information. Beautiful pictures. One look and we had to have this book. It is so nice to be able to read about the artists. It is great to be able put a face and somtimes a personality with a name.