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Joe Porcelli

About Joe Porcelli

Joe Porcelli has been a professional glass artist and craftsperson since 1979. He is the former publisher of Glass Craftsman Magazine, the producer and publisher of the GCTV line of glass instructional videos, and the author of “The Lamp Making Handbook” and “Stained Glass, Jewels of Light.” He is currently a full-time glass artist, whose original lamps and bronze bases have fetched record auction prices for contemporary leaded glass.

Filigree on leaded lamp

The Sum of its Parts: Leaded glass lamp anatomy

Help yourself avoid feeling intimidated by the abundance of varied information and lingo associated with leaded glass lamps, by allowing expert craftsman Joseph Porcelli help you become familiar with the most common leaded glass verbiage used by artists, collectors and dealers.