January 30, 2010

Three Color Paneled Opaque Circa Late 1800s

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This is an unusual handmade German glass marble from the late 1800s that looks like a beachball. It measures about 2" and is a 3-color paneled opaque. From the collection of Tom Berg. For sale at the 2009 Las Vegas Marble Show.

January 25, 2010

Flower by Joshua Hamra

Josh displayed this beautiful 1 1/2 inch flower at the 2009 Orange County Marble Show.

January 20, 2010

Akro Agate Boxed Set Circa 1940s

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A boxed set of five Akro imperials and twenty oxblood carnelians, circa 1940s. For sale at the 2009 Tacoma Marble show by John Kinstler.

January 15, 2010

Kara Cody

Up and coming marble maker Kara Cody, 9 years old, makes marbles with her mother Christina Cody. Kara has been doing this since she was 5 years old. Kara showed this marble at the 2009 Orange County Marble Show.

Christina Cody is planning on attending the 2010 OC Marble Show, and will have some of Kara's marbles.

January 10, 2010

Christensen Coffin Box

A very rare Christensen Agate Coffin Box containing slags in graduated sizes. Made in the 1920s, little is known about this rare box. For sale for $3,800 at the 2009 Tacoma Marble Show from the collection of Tom Berg.

January 7, 2010

Gold Swan by Gooderheim

1" contemporary marble with 24KT gold swan made by glass artist Gooderheim of Canada circa 1990.

January 1, 2010

Swirl by Michael S. Barton

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This beautiful contemporary handmade by Michael S. Barton was for sale at the 2008 Las Vegas Marble Show.