February 25, 2010

Onyx National Toy Box Set

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The Peltier Honey Onyx was not a popular color when it first appeared in the 1930s, so few were made. This jobber box set, which was manufactured by M. Gropper & Sons, Inc., was for sale at the 2009 Tacoma Marble Show by Tom Berg.

February 20, 2010

Davis Family Lamb

This cute 2 inch lamb sulphide was made by the Davis family. It was shown at the 2009 Tacoma Marble Show by collector Lee Linne.

February 15, 2010

End of Day Onionskin

This beautiful 2 inch handmade end-of-day onionskin was made in Germany in the late 1800s and was for sale at the 2009 Las Vegas Marble Show. From the collection of Tom Rudolf.

February 10, 2010

Murrine Teapot by Zachary Jorgenson

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A teapot by glass artist Zachary Jorgenson. This fine murrine glass art marble was for sale at the 2009 Tacoma Marble Show.

February 5, 2010

Yellow "V" Circa 1940s or 50s

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Is it a Peltier banana or a Vitro "v"? I really don't know. I do however know I like and will keep it. Measures about an inch, machine made in the 1940s or 50s.

February 1, 2010

Copper Wire in Glass by Rich Shelby

Metal and glass don't often work together but this example by glass artist Rich Shelby is amazing. For sale at the 2009 Orange County Marble Show.