Stretch Glass Resources
Shetlar glass – a comprehensive collection of photographs of stretch glass and information on how stretch glass is made, producers of stretch glass and more.
Jerry & Carol Curtis – a collection of photographs of carnival and stretch glass miniatures, novelties, and smalls. Please be aware that when the site is accessed, you will see only pictures; to see the information about each piece shown, simply click on the photo and the description will popup. https://www.flickr.com/photos/hoacga_project/
Stretch Glass On-Line Discussions and In-Print Articles
Are you looking to learn more about stretch glass? Check out these articles and excerpts from on-line newsletters, discussion boards, etc. for information about all aspects of stretch glass.
ON-LINE DISCUSSION BOARDS
Russell & Kitty Umbraco, Dave Shetlar and Cal Hackeman, share insights on iridescent stretch glass on the wwwcga Carnival Glass Mailing List (on-line) Discussion Board every week for “Tuesday Stretch” (on Tuesday evening) and regularly respond to inquiries related to stretch glass by participants. From January 13 through January 19, 2016, Cal was the guest editor on this Discussion Board and shared seven features covering various aspects of stretch glass. If you are looking for an introduction to stretch glass, you may want to check out these seven features which include dozens of photographs and lots of information.
You can see what hundreds of collectors are saying about iridescent stretch glass and carnival glass by joining the email discussion. Go to http://eepurl.com/gqsdj and sign up for the free on-line mailing list.
Members of the Stretch Glass Society as well as other glass experts write articles about stretch glass and related topics from time to time. These articles are often published in the leading glass-focused publications. We will provide these articles and/or the links to them as they become available.
We invite you to check out any and all of the information which follows. If you have questions about iridescent stretch glass please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to respond to your inquiry.
Books on Specific Manufacturers of Stretch Glass
American Iridescent Stretch Glass by John Madeley & Dave Shetlar
Dugan/Diamond - The Story of Indiana, Pennsylvania, Glass by William Heacock, James Measell & Berry Wiggins
Early Fenton Rarities, 1907 - 1938 by Carl O. Burns
Fenton Glass - The First Twenty-five Years by William Heacock
Fenton Glass - The Second Twenty-five Years by William Heacock
Fenton Art Glass 1907-1939 by Margaret and Kenn Whitmyer
Harry Northwood, The Wheeling Years, 1901 - 1925 by William Heacock, James Measell, & Berry Wiggins
Imperial Glass by Margaret & Douglas Archer
Imperial Glass Encyclopedia, Vol. 1-A-Cane by The National Imperial Glass Collectors' Society
Imperial Glass Encyclopedia, Vol. 2 - Cape Cod - L by The National Imperial Glass Collectors' Society
Imperial Glass Enclyopedia, Vol 3 M-Z by the National Imperial Glass Collectors' Society
Imperial Carnival Glass by Carl O. Burns
Tiffin Glass 1914 - 1940 by Leslie Pina & Jerry Gallagher
Tiffin Glassmasters, Book II by Fred Bickenheuser - This publication does not specifically contain Stretch Glass, but has many of the shapes that were made in "stretch" by companies of the U.S. Glass Consortium (Tiffin Glass is believed to have been one of those companies).
Other Glass Books That Include Some Stretch
Colored Glassware of the Depression Era, 2 by Hazel Marie Weatherman
Great American Glass of The Roaring 20s & Depression Era by James Measell & Berry Wiggins
Great American Glass of The Roaring 20s & Depression Era, Book 2 by James Measell & Berry Wiggins
Yellow-Green Vaseline! A Guide To The Magic Glass (Revised Edition) by Jay Glickman & Terry Fedosky
Out Of Print Books
Carnival and Iridescent Glass with Price Guide, Book III by Rose Presznick
Depression Glass, III by Sandra McPhee Stout
Imperial Glass by Richard & Wilma Ross
Iridescent Stretch Glass by Kitty & Russell Umbraco
Stretch In Color by Berry Wiggins
Out of print publications can often be found at auctions, in antique shops, malls and sometimes on the internet.