April 25, 2010

Akro Agate Corkscrew

A corkscrew shooter of transparent red and opaque green made by Akro Agate in the 1940s. I don't know if it has a name, but I call it a red dragon.

April 20, 2010

Sea World by Bryan Kitson

"Sea World" by contemporary glass artist Bryan Kitson. For sale at the 2009 Orange County Marble Show.

April 15, 2010

Peltier Bumblebee

One of Peltier's Rainbos made in the 1930s. A very striking bumblebee.

April 10, 2010

Predator Series by Mark Matthews

One of Matthews' most exciting and recent endeavors, from his Predator series. These beautiful and unique marbles are made using a glass technique developed in 1916 called "Graal glass".
From the collection of Tom Berg and for sale at the 2009 Tacoma Marble Show for $800.

April 5, 2010

1933 Master Marble Box

The most well-known and hardest to find Master Marble box is the 1933 Century of Progress Special Edition Set produced specifically for the Chicago Worlds Fair. From the collection of Carl Popp and for sale at the 2009 Northeast Marble Show.