Flea Bites on Glassware

what flea bite looks like on glass
We have mentioned "Flea Bites" in the description of several of our glass and pottery pieces. Now doesn't that seem like a nasty thing to have a "Flea Bite" on your china or pottery?

Well let me put your mind at ease. A "Flea Bite" on an item is just a minute chip or crack as small as the bite of a flea. Why we use this awful term is beyond me.

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2013-01-09
 

New to glass collecting

A glass vase with ruffled edges clear at top and green glass on the bottom
New to glass collecting? Well here is how I got started. I hope some of these tips help you on your way to becoming an expert, well at least someone who knows something about their particular pattern pieces.

First, I decided on a pattern. I found this could be done many ways. Maybe you saw some of your grandmother’s glassware that was passed down from her grandmother. Or you were looking on ebay and came across a pattern that would match your home décor. Or on a warm Sunday afternoon you took a drive thru the country and came across an antique store and something in the window caught your eye. That is how I started.

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2013-01-04