The Colourful World of Art Glass

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The Colourful World of Art Glass

The term Art Glass refers to pieces of glass purely made as a sculpture or decorative purposes with no main function.

Historians called the Art Glass phase the "Brilliant Period". In the 1900s it was replaced with the term 'Art Nouveau'.

The term Studio Glass is used to talk about modern pieces. Glass can also be combined with other materials or techniques including Sandblasting, Copper Foil, Engraving or Painting.

Glass can be decorated in many different ways by mixing colours, frosting, staining,over-lays and more.

At Antique Alley we have Art Glass paperweights, animals, baskets, vases, koru, wine stoppers, dishes and glass fruit.

With 30% off this week on all Glass and Crystal. Shop instore or online to find your unique piece and colour your life with glass.