Cobalt blue glass holds a fascination for collectors of glassware. The origin of this distinctive blue glass goes back to the Egyptians. In this book, authors Monica Lynn Clements and Patricia Rosser Clements showcase nearly 400 photographs that illustrate the wide appeal of cobalt blue glass. From Depression Era patterns and elegant glassware to reproduction pieces and new glass, the colorful photographs exemplify what appeals to the collector. Also shown are cobalt blue glass jewelry, condiment pieces, candlesticks, vases, lamps, bells, perfume bottles, bottles and jars, animals, iridescent glass pieces, and other items. This revised and expanded second edition contains up-to-date market values and nearly 30 new photographs. For anyone who appreciates the beauty of cobalt blue glass, this book is an indispensable reference guide.
Monica Lynn Clements is a teacher, a writer, and an antiques dealer specializing in rare books.Patricia Rosser Clements has three children, including her co-author. A longtime collector of antiques and an antiques dealer herself, her other interests include art, design, and photography.