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.

Demystifying American Fire Marks, part 2

By their very nature volunteer fire departments were organized around protecting people and property, without a second thought about whether the property ablaze had an insurer’s fire mark. However, it’s long been the focus of myth that some are working to end.