Other Websites of Interest to Milk Glass
For the milk glass collector, it is important to have as many resources as possible. What better place to look than the Internet? There are a number of websites that are dedicated to milk glass collecting and they offer up a great deal of information. It is important to know the names of these websites and where they are so that you can enjoy as much information about milk glass collecting as possible.
Make a note of these websites because they are definitely going to help you in your milk glass collecting endeavors. Here are some links that you can use:
National Milk Glass Collectors Society (NMGCS) http://www.nmgcs.org/index.htm - There is info on this site and you can become a member if you wish. You can also find links to other clubs and societies that are based around your particular milk glass interests.
The glass encyclopedia http://www.glassencyclopedia.com/ - This site can help you in the understanding of the different types of glass that you may come across.
This link http://www.whitworthfamily.org/westmorelandmilkglass.htm is a small site that offers some information about different milk glass collections and can also help you in identifying these collections.
This website, http://aarf.com/femilk01.htm, offers some information on milk glass that you can use to help your collection along.
You also have such sources as Wikipedia.com. You can take a look at eBay as well and see what is selling there. Every little website and every little piece of information that you can pull off of the Internet will prove to be quite valuable. Ehow.com is also another valuable site, offering pages such as http://www.ehow.com/how_4923198_identify-milk-glass-hallmarks.html to help milk glass collectors identify the milk glass pieces that they come across.
If in doubt
If youíre ever in doubt about a milk glass piece, you can go to your local library and find books on the subject. You should be able to find pictures and so much more. There are also antique experts in your area and online that can help you. If you do not take the piece to them to see in person, you will have to provide some of the identifying factors via email or over the telephone. This is a great first step in knowing what you have and learning more about collecting milk glass.
If you really want to learn, you may want to consider looking into one of the societies listed with the NMGCS. If youíre crazy about Fenton milk glass, there is a society for that and so much more.
So make sure you use the Internet to the fullest. And donít forget that you do have valuable offline resources as well. It is very important to educate yourself as much as possible so that you can make the most out of your milk glass collecting endeavors. When you do, youíll find that youíll be quite productive with your collection. Over time, you could put together quite the valuable collection if you know exactly what to look for.