iridescent glass

New Bedford Museum of Glass heralds September opening

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – Under the direction of New Bedford Museum of Glass executive director Kirk J. Nelson, extensive renovations begun last November have transformed 4,000 square feet of factory space at the Wamsutta Mill Complex into a glittering crystal palace.

Royal Bayreuth teapot, Roseville vase collections contain rarities

WICHITA, Kan. – A pair of premier collections – the Steve and Gloria Zak collection and the estate of Louise Hefling – will be sold without reserve (everything goes, regardless of price) at an auction scheduled for Sept. 10-11 in the 4H Hall of the Sedgwick County Extension Center in Wichita.

Brimfield 2010: Shows toast strongest opener

BRIMFIELD, Mass. — The Brimfield Antiques and Flea Market Show toasted its strongest season in years May 15. Informally known as the “Mecca” of antiquing, the once half-acre collector’s fair now welcomes 5,000 nationwide dealers each year.