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Collectible Brands and Manufacturers:

  • Artist Bears - Teddy bears (many OOAK) created by fine artists from the finest materials.
  • Baccarat Crystal - French maker of fine crystal stemware, scent and perfume bottles, vases, bowls, figurines, paperweights, jewelry, clocks and chandeliers.
  • Beswick Pottery - English manufacturer of porcelain figurines including realistic animal figurines and classic Beatrix Potter figurines.
  • Bing & Grondahl - Danish maker of fine porcelain figurines, collector's plates and dinnerware which merged with Royal Copenhagen in 1987.
  • Blenko Glass - American glass maker and the only American manufacturer of antique or mouth blown sheet glass.
  • Clarice Cliff - Ceramics designer most well known for her unique Art Deco designs and Bizarre Ware.
  • Carl Radke - Phoenix Studios Art Glass - American pioneer in the renaissance of silver lustre glass and renowned for his beautiful vases, urns and numerous other art glass creations.
  • Correia Art Glass - Art glass company founded by Steven Correia. Produces beautiful perfume bottles, vases, paperweights, bowls and lamps.
  • Cow Parade - Figurine replicas of the life-sized fiberglass cow statues of the Cow Parade art exhibit.
  • Dale Chihuly Glass - Pioneer of team based approach to blowing glass. Creates large multi-piece sculptures as well as bowls, baskets and chandeliers.
  • Daum Nancy Crystal - French maker of crystal figurines, sculptures, bowls, vases and perfume bottles.
  • Department 56 - Maker of a wide variety of decorative collectibles and giftware.
  • Disney - Giuseppe Armani figurines and other Disneyana collectibles.
  • Durand Art Glass - American glass maker that produced art glass from 1924 to 1931.
  • Ephraim Faience Pottery - American art pottery maker of vases, bowls, tiles and lamps.
  • Faberge - Maker of Faberge eggs, jewelry and other collectibles.
  • Fenton Glass - Makers of iridescent carnival glass, milk glass and chocolate glass vases, bowls and baskets.
  • Giuseppe Armani - Creator of fine figurines in the traditional Capodimonte style as well as contemporary styles. Famous for his Disney character figurines.
  • Glass Eye Studio - Art glass studio based in the Pacific Northwest. Glass Eye Studio's works include vases, paperweights, bowls and ornaments.
  • Goebel - Maker of figurines, sculptures and other collectibles. Most well known for manufacturing M.I. Hummel figurines.
    • Artis Orbis Collection - Goebel's collection of fine giftware inspired by the world's most renowned paintings.
  • Hagen-Renaker - Renowned designer and manufacturer of decorative animal figurines.
  • Hallmark - Greeting card company which also offers a wide variety of Christmas ornaments.
  • Jay Strongwater - Noted jewelry designer and creator of beautiful home decor including picture frames, clocks and decorative boxes.
  • Jim Shore - Well known designer of figurines and numerous other decorative collectibles.
  • Josh Simpson Art Glass - Noted glass artist most well known for his beautiful art glass planets. He also offers a fine variety of vases, paperweights, bowls and baskets.
  • Kosta Boda - Swedish maker of fine crystal figurines, perfume bottles, sculptures, vases, bowls, stemware, candleholders and votives.
  • Lalique Crystal - French manufacturer of crystal figurines, perfume bottles, statues, vases, chandeliers, clocks and jewelry.
  • Lladro - Spanish makers of fine porcelain figurines and several other collectibles including decorative porcelain bells.
  • Loetz Glass - Austrian maker of iridescent glass such as bowls, vases, compotes and plates. Pioneer in the field of Art Nouveau glass.
  • Longaberger - American maker of woven baskets and accessories, wrought iron, purses and jewelry.
  • Lotton Art Glass - Creator of art glass vases, paperweights, bowls, perfume bottles, sculptures and lamps.
  • Lundberg Studios Art Glass - Maker of fine art glass vases, paperweights, lamps and perfume bottles.
  • Meissen - Maker of fine porcelain china, figurines and vases.
  • M.I. Hummel - Figurines and other collectibles designed by Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel and produced by Goebel.
  • Murano Glass - Beautiful Italian art glass vases, perfume bottles, millefiori paperweights, lamps, jewelry, glass beads.
  • Nao - Figurine brand which is part of the Lladro group.
  • Oggetti - Importer and marketer of beautiful art glass objects. Oggetti partners with many glass artists of note.
  • Orient and Flume - Makers of stunningly beautiful art glass paperweights, vases and sculptures.
  • Orrefors - Swedish maker of crystal and art glass vases, bowls, figurines, stemware, sculptures, candleholders, pitchers and votives.
  • Precious Moments - Figurines and other collectibles based on Sam Butcher's art.
  • Quezal - Early 19th century maker of art glass and a major rival of Louis Comfort Tiffany.
  • Rookwood Pottery - American maker of fine art pottery noted for introducing a number of innovative glazes.
  • Roseville Pottery - American maker of art pottery vases, flower pots, jardinieres and urns.
  • Royal Copenhagen Porcelain - Danish maker of porcelain china figurines, fine dinnerware and collector's plates. They are rather well known for their Christmas plates.
  • Royal Doulton - Distinguished English maker of china dinnerware, figurines, toby jugs and character jugs.
  • Steinbach Nutcrackers - Steinberg is a German family run maker of hand-carved wood nutcrackers and incense smokers.
  • Steuben Glass - Maker of crystal and art glass sculptures, figurines, vases, bowls and glassware.
  • Swarovski Crystal - Austrian maker of crystal figurines and jewelry.
  • Tiffany Glass - Maker of stained glass lamps, windows and other glass collectibles.
  • Van Briggle Pottery - American art pottery manufacturer from early 1900's through present day.
  • Waterford Crystal - Irish maker of crystal stemware, vases, bowls, perfume bottles, lamps and Christmas ornaments.
  • Weller Pottery - American pottery company which created many coveted vases, bowls and more in a large variety of patterns from 1872 to 1948.
  • Zsolnay - Hungarian maker of porcelain figurines, vases, pitchers, bowls and china dinnerware. Famous for creating ceramics with their eosin iridescent glaze.

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