Tiara Glass

Tiara Glass from the
Tiara GlassGlass Encyclopedia

Tiara glass goblet
above:"Sandwich" glass
by Tiara Exclusives



Tiara Glass: A short explanation:

Tiara Glass was marketed by Tiara Exclusives of Dunkirk, Indiana, USA through home-parties held by sales agents, between 1970 and 1998. The offices of Tiara Exclusives were adjacent to the Indiana Glass Company, and both companies belonged to the Lancaster Colony Corporation.

Indiana Glass made a very large volume of the glassware for Tiara. Tiara glass was also made by other glassworks including Fenton Art Glass and L.E.Smith, both before and after the closure of the Indiana Glass hand shop (in 1989).

Tiara Exclusives marketed a wide variety of handmade and machine-made glassware, mostly of a high standard. This included some reproductions or re-issues of patterns originally made by Indiana Glass and other companies during the depression years. These re-issues used the same moulds for patterns such as Avocado, Sandwich, and Madrid (originally a Federal Glass pattern).

Apart from paper labels, Tiara Exclusives did not mark their glass except for a very few pieces. One exception to this rule was that some Indiana glass made for Tiara was marked with the name Tiara in the mold.

Tiara Exclusives operated for 28 years. Their glass is collected with enthusiasm by many people, but criticised by others. No doubt our grand-children will value it just as we respect Depression Glass today, which after all was given away free in its day!


If you are looking for Tiara glass, you can usually find items on offer on ebay (click here to see Tiara glass listings on ebay).

Glass Encyclopedia

Click here for the full
list of latest topics

or click on any of
the following links:

Advertising glass
Akro Agate glass
Amberina glass
American glass
Apothecary glass
Apsley Pellatt glass
Art Deco glass
Art nouveau glass
Arts and Crafts glass
Baccarat glass
Bagley glass
Barolac glass
Beads (glass)
Bimini glass
Blenko glass
Books on glass
Bottles (glass)
Boyd's Crystal Glass
Brierley Crystal glass
E O Brody glass
Bubble glass
Burtles Tate glass
Caithness glass
Cameo glass
Cameo incrustations
Carnival glass
Cast glass
Chance glass
Charder glass
Cire Perdue glass
Cloud glass
Cobalt blue glass
Consolidated
Contemporary glass
Coralene glass
Coudersport glass
Crackle glass
Cranberry glass
Custard glass
Cut crystal glass
Daum glass
Davidson's glass
Depression glass
Dew drop glass
Dorothy Thorpe glass
Drinking glasses
Dumps
EAPG glassware
End-of-day glass
Etling glass
European glass
Fairy Lights
Federal glass
Fenton glass
Fire-King glass
Flygsfors glass
Fostoria glass
French glass
Fry Glass
Galle Glass
Glass hand vases
Glass-working
Glass Dumps
Gold ruby glass
Goofus Glass
Gray-stan glass
Greeners glass
Hand vases
Hazel Atlas glass
Heisey glass
Historismus glass
Hobnail glass
Hunebelle glass
Imperial glass
Intaglio glass
Irradiated glass
Italian glass
Jack-in-Pulpit glass
Jade glass
James Derbyshire
Jeannette Glass
Joblings glass
Joe Rice glass
John Derbyshire
J Walsh Walsh glass
Kemple glass
King's Lynn glass
Lalique glass
Leerdam glass
Le Verre Francais
L G Wright glass
Libbey glass
Libensky glass
Lobmeyr glass
Loetz or Lotz glass
Lost wax technique
Malachite glass
Manchester glass
Marbles (glass)
Marqueterie de Verre
Mary Gregory glass
Mdina glass
Mercury glass
Milk glass
Molineux Webb glass
Monart glass
Murano glass
Nailsea glass
New Zealand glass
Northwood glass
Opalescent glass
Orient & Flume glass
Orplid glass
Orrefors glass
Pallme-Konig glass
Paperweights
Pate de Verre
Peachblow glass
Pearline glass
Percival Yates & Vickers
Perthshire Paperw'ts
Phoenix glass
Pictures on glass
Pilgrim glass
Pirelli glass
Powell glass
Riverside glass
Reverse paint on glass
Rose bowls
Royal Brierley glass
Sabino glass
Scandinavian glass
Schneider glass
Shoes in glass
Silhouettes on glass
Silvered glass
Silver overlay glass
Slag glass
Sowerby glass
Spatter glass
Stained glass
St Clair glass
Steuben Glass
Stevens & Williams
Strathearn glass
Stretch glass
Sulphides in glass
Sun changed glass
Thomas Webb glass
Tiara glass
Tiffany glass
Toothpick Holders
Tortoiseshell glass
Tudor Crystal glass
Uranium glass
Val St Lambert glass
Vasart glass
Vaseline glass
Venetian glass
Venini glass
Verlys glass
Videos on Glass
Vistosi Glass
Vitro Porcelain Glass
Waterford Crystal
Webb Corbett glass
Webb, Thomas glass
Wedgwood glass
Westmoreland glass
Whitefriars glass
WMF glass
Ysart glass

Useful glass links

Glass Message Board
Glass Museum on Line


The items below are for sale right now on eBay - we thought you would like to see these examples.




Tiara Glass Collectors' INFORMATION


Click on this picture for more details.
This CD includes original catalogs and advertising leaflets.

Recently updated, it now has at least seven full catalogs, five leaflets, and the 1995 Tiara Product Information Manual.


Here are some books and information on Tiara glass that you may find helpful. Click on any book cover to read more about that book, including price and any available discounts for buying on-line.

Tiara glass book




Click here if you would like to receive
the Glass Encyclopedia monthly
GLASS NEWSLETTER




Looking for a book? You can search the whole amazon.com site from here:
 Amazon.com logo
Enter keywords...





If you have never tried an on-line auction,
explore ebay, - still the best!
Type what you are searching for in this box:


OR

FIND GLASS on ebay!
Take a quick look at your kind of glass in Angela's Designer Searches - save time and don't miss an opportunity even when you are busy! - CLICK HERE



INFORMATION about Bagley Glass!
At last a book on Bagley Glass. The first edition of this book sold out very quickly.

The 2nd Edition is now available and has received a rave response - more information, more and better pictures, new items identified as Bagley for the first time, a helpful index, and more compehensive coverage; - and even better news - the price is lower! A truly comprehensive guide to help you identify Bagley Glass.
Click on picture for more details.
2nd Edition US$33.90 plus pp.


New Zealand Glass book
INFORMATION about New Zealand Glass !
Including many original catalog pictures and dozens of photographs.
NOW available - this is the first paperback edition of the book
and it covers many contemporary New Zealand glass artists as well as
the history of glass in New Zealand, Crown Crystal Glass and New Zealand bottles.

Price US$29.90 plus pp.



You may often find a bargain on half.com.
Click on this logo to try.



Copyright (c) 1998 - 2008 Angela M. Bowey.
All rights reserved. Copying material from this page for
reproduction in any format is expressly forbidden.
Web site designed by: Angela M. Bowey.
URL to this page:
http://www.glassencyclopedia.com/Tiaraglass.html