About American Cut Glass Association

Education, Research, and Enjoyment

We are a non-profit organization devoted to the study and research of American Brilliant Cut Glass. The Brilliant Period lasted from approximately 1876 to 1914. This glass was considered the finest in the world and won many international prizes. Please take the time to go through our web site. It will increase your interest,  understanding, recognition, and appreciation of American Brilliant Cut Glass. ACGA has a lot to offer you as a member, whether you are a new or long-time collector.

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Hobstar July 2015

-- Latest issue of "The Hobstar" for Members -
July 2015

 

-- Complete Convention 2015 Coverage

new -- Daily Schedule updated May 21, 2015

-- Click here for Convention Inserts - print and return: Registration form, New Catalog Order Form, Donation Opportunities, and 2015 Ballot

 

New Book—as Highlighted in The Hobstar, July 2014

Cut Glass Bowl by Anderson

The Chain of Evidence Continues

By LindaJo Hare for the William C. Anderson Study Group

This new volume will provide the most comprehensive look at the cut glass design work of William C. Anderson for both the Libbey Glass Company and the American Cut Glass Company. Over 550 pages, hundreds of photographs, new information about the American Cut Glass Company, new pattern attributions, new pattern identification information. This will be a major reference book for years to come.
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