The art and collecting of ‘Depression glass’

Rollye James
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The distinct translucent glassware known as “Depression glass” has been a collectible item for many for the last 60 years. As pieces become more rare over time, the National Depression Glass Association is preserving these pieces of distinct American art in their museum.

President of the NDGA Pam Meyer joins Rollye James for a look into what makes these pieces so collectible and the stories behind these small treasures.

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