Contemporary Marbles and Related Art Glass

SKU: 764311662

By Mark P. Block

Exquisite marbles produced by more than 130 artists and craftsmen are represented in more than 600 stunning color photographs. The thorough text includes an extensive and detailed look at the pioneers, current artists, and craftsmen of the contemporary handmade marble movement. The history and development of handmade marbles is reviewed in words and illustrations, beginning with the earliest use of decorative glass and moving forward to the influence that studio glass founders brought to bear on the pioneers and current craftsmen of contemporary handmade marbles. Also included are tips for the purchase and care of fine marbles and an in-depth glossary.
This book will be a joy for everyone fascinated with glass. Novice and experienced art glass and marbles collectors alike will appreciate this beautiful book.

  • 256 pages; hardcover
  • Published in 2001 by Schiffer Publishing Ltd.
Height 12.25 inches
Width 9.50 inches