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.
I parked my car and went into this quaint little shop and started looking around. You will find as I did, the owner of the store was more than willing to enlighten me on any piece I picked up. So when I asked about the piece in the window, I got my first informative lesson. There are many ways to start your collection but as I sa