What causes clouding in antique glass?

Answer Glass clouding refers to a thin whitish film often caused when the glass comes into contact with very hot water and harsh detergent. In antique glass, the appearance of clouding can also be a resul... Read More »

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How to Identify Antique Cut Glass?

America came to the forefront of cut glass production when high-grade silica deposits were discovered there in the middle of the 19th century. Lasting only 50 years, until the start of World War I,... Read More »

Antique Mirror Glass Replacement?

If you have an antique mirror with spots or flecks on the reflective portion, you might be tempted to get it resilvered. But a note of caution is needed. One man's blemish is another man's beauty m... Read More »

Information on Antique Glass Bottles?

Antique glass bottles represent highly coveted finds for antique dealers and collectors. Vintage bottles range in value from $1 to $100 with rare and unique items valued upward of $1,000. They come... Read More »

Can I remove scratches from my antique glass ring?

Depending on how deep the scratches are on your ring, you can use jewelers' rouge to buff them out of the glass. Mix 1 oz. of jewelers' rouge with 1 oz. glycerin and 1 oz. water. Use a soft cloth t... Read More »