Wednesday, February 22, 2017

GLASS FROM CHRISTMASES PAST

Glass from Christmases past! Courtesy of the CORNING MUSEUM OF GLASS - CLICK ON THE PHOTO TO SEE Pages from a 1936 trade catalog, Erwin Geyer, Lauscha, Germany (bib no. 101943), illustrating ornaments, as well as other decorative items for Christmas.

For many, ‘tis the season to haul boxes of ornaments, lights, and prickly plastic wreaths with dusty bows out of the attic.   And for glass aficionados, many of those ornament boxes contain collectible antique ornaments, one-of-a-kind hand-blown creations from studio glass artists, or, perhaps, ornaments made by someone in your family at The Corning Museum of Glass Studio. READ MORE HERE http://blog.cmog.org/2011/12/16/glass-from-christmas-past/#

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