The Carnival Glass Society(UK)

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The CGS (UK) Newsletter


Carnival Glass Society Newsletter 162


We are delighted that so many of our members have contributed to this 40 page issue packed full of news and information on a whole range of subjects, including:

A fantastic opportunity to ‘ Meet the Dragon Lady’ and view some wonderfully rare examples of her favourite pattern

(Photo courtesy of Ardonna Bucher)

Exciting new research on the ‘
Power of the Tornado' which changes the outlook on the creative source of this iconic vase design


Responses to the ‘Amore e Trippa’ challenge, inviting members to nominate their 'beauty' and their 'beast' examples


A new feature by our Secretary which looks at the beauty of carnival glass jewellery and accessories


Update from the Anthony and Maureen Ward Collection

Also in the issue, news about an item of carnival glass found in America which still had its original paper label, what our Newsletter Editor gets up to ‘on the night shift’, interesting contributions about Heart and Vine,  and much much more .....

To obtain a copy of this Newsletter, simply click on ‘Join the CGS’ on our website - - and select the type of membership that you would like. Electronic membership is only £14 for up to two people for which you receive our quarterly 40 page newsletter by email (see our website under ‘Newsletter’ for a sampler) plus a host of other membership benefits including invitation to get togethers and events. You will get Newsletter issues 161 and 162 right away and two more issues later this year so why not join us now.

Newsletter Sampler

Click here to read some of the interesting Newsletter articles that CGS members were able to enjoy during 2016-17