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Jon Noad 13-Jan-2022 03:54
If you are interested in selling:
1.93": Stromatolite (Fingerite - See them?) - Jakut-Saha, Torgo, Russia
I would very definitely be interested. I have been looking for such a specimen. My email is:
thank you
David L Bechtold 04-Oct-2021 10:50
Hello. I love to come visit your galleries every few months. I have been doing so for a couple years now..
Isaac Taylor-Wise 16-Mar-2021 01:32
Hello Mr. Bowden,

My name is Isaac Taylor-Wise. I am an old friend of Daniel Trilli and his family. Today he would have been 38 years old. I spoke with his father today and told me about you. I still have a bit of Daniel's ashes that I wanted to get combined into glass marbles possibly and I thought you might be interested in combining them together. The rest of his ashes I will be taking to one of his favorite areas here in New Mexico the Gila Hot Springs. It would be great to talk to you about it and possibly share some of our great memories with him. Hope all is well during these hectic times!


Isaac TW
Maureen 06-Mar-2021 22:57
I have a 5 year Ro Purser Cisco anniversary marble, confetti style. I am willing to sell for the right price, please contact me if interested.
Guest 05-Aug-2019 06:08
I have 3 Takao Miyake pendants I’m looking to sell. Would you be interested?

Aron Bryce
Nicole Vandelac 26-Jun-2019 20:33
If anybody has marbles to sell privately please let me know. I just started collecting about a year ago and have mostly been buying on ebay which is frustrating. I'm always getting out bid. I love Millefiori, Eddie Seese, James Alloway, Jody fine, House of Glass and pretty much anything bright, colorful, and sparkly.
Kelly 15-May-2019 21:31
Hi Brian, I have my 5 year Cisco blue/white marble virtually untouched in the original cherry case and packaging. Moving in the near future and need to sell. No clue what it might be worth. Help??
Robert Smith 29-Oct-2018 01:45
I have numerous James Alloway marbles I need to sell. All are excellent condition. Are you willing to buy from me. Please email me. I can send pictures of them all.
Thanks Robert D Smith
jeremy 04-Sep-2018 12:54
hey brian - jeremy here...i've bought a # of marbles from you off your website...interested in some "pricier" marbles...are prices negotiable? regards, jeremy c/o
larry 06-Apr-2018 18:49
what is the power supply voltate and polarity?
i have a revolve but the power supply is lost
Ralph P. 01-Feb-2018 20:16
I was given a Mark Matthews 2 1/2" glass sphere as a gift many years ago. It is signed by the artist in 2002. It looks similar to your gallery listing "New Lobe Rainbow Size 2.56", listed as sold. I'm interested in finding out the value and would be interested in selling it. Thanks!
Silex 20-Jan-2018 18:40
I want to buy your marbles and sell them in my country.
I want to always buy from you.

Please email me with the marble subject.
Loreen Mundson 06-Oct-2017 18:40
Hello Brian, I'm looking for someone who could engrave our business logo on a marble chess board and sculpture the queen figure into our boss who is retiring. Is this something you can do?
Brian Bowden21-Aug-2017 20:54
Hi Jay, that may have been the last of Teri's marbles for a while that I plan on selling, but if I let go of some more, I'll be sure and let you know. Thanks....Brian
Jay Lantz 19-Aug-2017 19:42
Hey Brian,

If you have any more Teri Conklin marbles you are considering selling, hit me up :)
Jim K. 25-Jul-2017 13:41
I have acquired several Maslach marbles and hearts from an estate.
Have some questions if you could email me please.

Thanks 308-289-1053
Ron 15-Feb-2017 02:49
Does anyone have this for sale?
Kelly L. Schroth 13-Aug-2016 18:58
Hi - My Mom recently passed and has an extensive collection of beautiful marbles. Many of them are signed pieces and some are from the 1950's. I am looking for someone in my area that might be interested in them. I'm not asking you to buy them, but if you might know of anyone, that would be great. One of the signed limited edition marbles was created by Jody Fine and another is a creation from John Hamon Miller. If you can help, it would be greatly appreciated. I live in Syracuse, New York and can be reached at 315-452-4686.
Nick burdick 27-Jul-2016 04:34
Great gallery! I was wondering if you'd be so kind as to share what the bloodwing dragon sold for. I'm a fan of Suellen and collector of dragons but I haven't seen much available like that to price it out.
kenny 09-Jul-2016 21:30
hey whats up gotta 2002 jerry hand marble want to sell it was wondering if you would be intrested
rob 22-Apr-2016 06:51
whats up dude, interested in your piperdan marbles. shoot me an email.
Marvin 22-Jul-2015 16:58
Please, do more of those!! And some at more accesible price if possible, thank you in advance
Jeff 08-Jun-2015 19:21
I have both Cisco 5 year and 10 year marbles in the original bags and cherry boxes. Any interest in purchasing? or appraisal value ? Thanks.
huile de ricin14-May-2015 12:47
Really nice photos !!!
Avoir une belle peau01-May-2015 13:06
I love your galery
brandon 17-Jan-2015 12:37
I have a Gateson universe ball 3in in diameter any interest? I would let it go for a good deal?
Guest 29-Nov-2014 19:29
I have a 5 year and a 10 year Cisco Marble. They have never been displayed are are still in their cherry boxes. Any interest?
Robyn -
Guest 01-Nov-2014 15:18
Brian - I have three of the Cisco anniversary Ro Purser glass balls (red, black, and white you mentioned on your site...can you give me any idea on what they might be worth? Still in their bags and cherry boxes...never displayed...thanx...John
David 11-Oct-2014 20:15
My sister was a GIANT collector of Alloway glass balls. I have over 100 of them. I'm interested in contacting someone who can take them off my hands. Please email me at if you are interested.
Guest 09-Jul-2014 07:17
I thought farmer Mike was a boss. But your sir are the damn CEO! Well done sir. Absolutely the headiest collection I've ever seen.
Guest 21-May-2014 16:50
any one have contact info for Chris Mckaughan aka glass nucleus hes got a few marbles on here ,,,i apprenticed under him for awile and was trying to get in contact with him any help would be awesome,,, thx
Guest 23-Apr-2014 19:14
Just ordered a John Bridges, a germ, and a Roy Hicks thank you so much, hope they get here safe and sound! Lol
James Mikkelsen 26-Jan-2014 01:52

I just started looking around your site, but when I saw "guestbook" at the top I had to jump up there and say, ***WOW*** All artists have that "eye" for the art that they create. Glass artists, in my opinion, must have a special "eye". Some types of artists can make quick fixes... glass artists don't have such a luxury when the torch is hot.

Thanks For The Eye Candy!

Bruce Felgenhauer 15-Dec-2013 09:34
Neat site! Doc
jim wenzel 19-May-2013 10:58
is the roessler/simpson planet still available and is it signed with their initials or full names? best regards, jim.
Alan Ruf 10-Nov-2012 21:18
Hello, I'm a borosilicate marble artist, is there anyway I can submit photos of my work to see if you'd like to sell them?
Daniel Feitler 24-May-2012 03:08
Hi Brian, I've looked at your colection for years!! It is better than Viagra!!!!!
Daniel Feitler-noboroglass
paul 12-Dec-2011 21:51
hello Brian
I have quite a few marbles,some I purchased from you.I am selling off my glass collection and going a different direction with my collecting.I was wondering if you would be interested in buying some marbles.
thanks Paul C
Mohamed 10-Dec-2011 14:20
I dont know how I can place an order or buy an item. I wanted to buy one from Mr Kobuki. Any idea how I can reach him or place an order? Email
Randy 13-Aug-2011 19:14
Im a 15 year veteran at Cisco. If you hadnt heard the Ro Purser program had been discontinued. I just received three of these fantastic marbles, most likely some of the last; and any previous pictures, VODs, or write ups did not do the marbles and the presentation justice. They are just stunning. I have the white/blue swirl, a red with white stars, and a green with I lavender and white spiral. Wouldnt mind having a few more.
Judy Cory 04-Jun-2011 15:07
Hey Brian!!
My sis in law closed my email account. Here is the new one!!
Thanks! Great pics!!!!!!
Look forwar to staying on your awesome mailing!
Robert Dallas 12-Feb-2011 20:51
Howdy Brian,
I live in Atlanta and have been collecting marbles for about 15 years.
The reason I am writing is to express my appreciation to you for posting such
great pictures of your "contemporary marble museum". I have seen most of these glassmakers'
work for sale, and have several nice ones. It is just great to see all of yours. It is also
helpful to tell who makes most of them. Thanks so much! Have fun!
Rick 29-Jan-2011 03:54
Off and on, I have been searching for Ro Purser these past 30 years. Now I find you as a possible connection. I'm hoping that this is the same Ro Purser that I met at College of the Redwoods back in the late '70s. He was my mentor in the foundry at the college, and was making ends meet by selling glass balls for fishing nets. I lost track of him when he left the Eureka Ca. area to move further north. If you could somehow reconnect us, I would be most greatful. My email is "". Thanks, Rick
Guest 20-Jan-2011 15:58
Hey brian, Jack Hanshaw here. I would like to confirm a table for the march marble show. can you get me in touch with the right person.?
Brandie 12-Jan-2011 18:48
I've been searching the internet for marbles, paperweights, and/or vases that were made by my dad Robert James Livezey of Stardust Glass Studio. I found three marbles in your gallery. He passed away in June of last year and I only have a couple of things that he has made. I'm trying to find anyone that may be willing to sell me a few of his things and if not, may be able and willing to take some nice high resolution photos for me to put into a scrapbook for myself and my ten year old son.
Best Wishes,
Jan 15-Jul-2010 16:33
Hi Brian,
Would you mind e-mailing me your phone number. We are arriving in LA latertoday and will be there until Sunday evening. Would like to try and catch up but will need to phone for instructions and times. Look forward to seeing you.
Jan ( World of Marbles.)
Elizabeth 25-Mar-2010 00:35
Hi Brian,
What an incredible collection. I spent quite a long time enjoying it. I'm surprised you don't have the piece by Jim D'Onofrio of the boy shooting marbles, with his dog by his side. I would like to identify 2 of mine. I saw similar pieces in your collection. The first marble is similar to those on the bottom shelf to the far left of 'Big Bowl of Candy!!'. I'll call them spirals. In mine, on the other side, is a blue flower with bubbles on it. It is 1 1/4" & is signed E ' X C[?] - very hard to read, even with good light & a magnifying glass. The second is a dark, colorful spiral very similar to yours on 'top shelf'. Yours are to the right of the middle, in graduated sizes. The signature on it looks like an E with something following it, then something else underneath - also hard to read. It's 1 1/2". Any help is appreciated. My email is
I can send pictures if that would help.
Thank you for your time, Elizabeth
j. grant 02-Feb-2010 09:18
Hi, I have a collection of Josh Grant marbles for sale.The marbles are the actual ones made during the filming of"Contemporary Marbles" his 2003 dvd. contact at
Jay Statham 20-Nov-2009 09:23
Hi Brian,

First I have to compliment you on your beautiful work. It is truly magnificent. I actually have this on-line gallery on a reminder schedule to check back with periodically. I'm interested in buying my daughter one of your pieces as she loves and collects regular perfume bottles. To have one of your pieces would surely flip her out. She is a design major at NC State University in North Carolina and I wanted to get your piece "Passionate Perfume" for her 21st birthday. I checked back not knowing if you ever semi-duplicated pieces. The reason I like that piece for her its tall, thin lines and narrow neck, in addition to the deep "plunger?" (proper term?). If you have any other pieces of similar lines I'd be quite interested. Please e-mail me below with where I can see it and get the details. If you would do something like that as a commission, that would be fine too if not too terribly expensive (three teenagers, two in college, third one in a year : ) Thanks in advance and congratulations on your beautiful work.

All the best, Jay Statham (336.404.0725)
Francis Cavoto 07-Jun-2009 03:11
Hi Brian,

The Akihiro Ohkama marble #15 "The Golden Sponge Award" it made of satake glass!

Francis Cavoto

Thank you Brian!
Guest 03-Apr-2009 00:09
Hi Brian,

This is Francis Cavoto from Harrisonburg,VA. I am still down hearted about Wheaton canceling out. But, I just come to you site and look at all the beautiful marbles. I missed the cherry blossoms satake but saved up for this one...lily pad flower ratty. I am really partial toward some of these fantastic designs coming out of Japan. Keep up the good work Brian. I hope to see you at a show sometime in the future. By the way, I just buying a torch and who knows what will come. I studied with Josh Mazet and Daniel Ambrose... I'm hooked!

carol 22-Mar-2009 17:39
i am selling 4 of mr.stumps early beads for a is the cute little blue car and another is a murrini penndant.these were made in the mid 90s.anyone interested in seeing them can email me for pics.i have the first on ebay is a cute little squirell.
S Fuller 29-Jan-2009 03:04
Hello I am unable to figure out how to find or click on any for sale gallery. At any rate, I am looking to sell, not buy; I have quite a few Josh Simpson pieces and they seem right up your alley; kindly email me and let me know if you are interested and if so, how to contact you. Thanks.
John Davis 18-Nov-2008 00:40
Great work Brian!
JM 08-Nov-2008 16:36
HI! Is this one by JOSH GRANT,#45: "Thunderbolt Mansion for an Opal" Size: .97" Price: $110? IF so, I would like to purchase it. Please let me know as soon as convenient. Also, do you know where Josh's work might be available, or where he is located? THANKS! JM
paul carter 08-Aug-2008 21:01
I would like to purchase the $200 Gateson Recko marble
Thanks Paul Carter
Bonnie Ferguson 29-Nov-2007 01:15
Im looking for a Bill Murray "man in the moon" If anyone knows where I can find one, please email me at Thank you.
Brian Bowden23-Sep-2006 22:12
Hi Guest - Good point about Loren Stump. I actually didn't say 'undisputed' in relation to the Juedemanns, I said 'arguably', meaning that I might have to argue my point, ha haa, as is the case. It would be hard to argue against Loren's Madonna murrine being the single greatest murrine ever created. However, I think if the Juedemanns ever took on a project of that magnitude and length of time, they could easily do something that spectacular. Their Madonna murrine is close. In terms of body of murrine work though, how does Loren compare? He just doesn't do as much murrine as the Juedemanns do. Also, they do different murrine styles/methods, so it's a bit hard to really compare them, and I should probably have said the J's are the world's best stringer murrine artists. In that category, there are few competitors, the DeiRossi's, who I think the J's have surpassed, and Zach Jorgenson, who simply isn't there yet and does mostly the torch method murrine himself, like Loren. Don't get me wrong, I think Loren is one of the world's greatest glass artists, no doubt, but when it comes to murrine only and overall body of work with that, I'd still say the J's have it.

This would be a fun topic/discussion for our Glass Addiction forum. Visit us at if you're interested. Thanks....Brian
Guest 23-Sep-2006 20:18
Nice collection, but, I'd have to disagree with your comment about the Juedemann's being the undisputed best murrine artists. They are good, use interesting subjects, but they have a way to go before they approach the level of Loren Stump's work.
831Infrared08-May-2006 02:58
Hey Brian, Super nice marble collections!!
Guest 12-Jan-2006 23:22
fun web site
can you help me contact ro purser or where i can buy
as i would love to buy his work
thank you
Neil 24-Dec-2005 14:45
Hi Brian,

Could you tell me whwere you purchased the Christmas marble. I've been trying to locate one of these but can't find them. Maybe this is a one off piece.

831Infrared12-Sep-2005 07:57
Very very nice!