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100. Four Stage Solid Core Swirl - Here's a rare find measuring 1-1/16" in diameter. The first stage is a white solid core inside of a clear base glass. Floating around the core is a thin veil of transparent red making for a pink looking center, it's filled with champagne bubbles. The third stage is a latticinio basket of white tightly wrapped around the core. Lastly we have four outer bands just under the surface, two are the same transparent red over white, two are a pretty cobalt blue over white with one of them having a single strand of yellow in the center. A very nice construction indeed. On a wet looking surface I see a subsurface bruise right at the top pontil, three other tiny subsurface reflections and two pinpricks. Near Mint condition. (8.4) This is a sweet looking marble folks!

Estimated Value 125-250 dollars.

 

           

101. Three Stage Solid Core Swirl - This baby is gorgeous! It measures a very healthy 1-3/16" and has a crystal clear base. Surrounding a fat solid core of white are nine bands of transparent blue spaced equally around, some float right above, most barely touch the white. Under the surface a bit there is a very vibrant outer layer of six thick strands, three are yellow and three are opaque red. It has a wet looking surface with a pit right near the top pontil, a small subsurface moon, plus a pinprick. Near Mint + condition. (8.7) Don't let this one get past ya.....

Estimated Value 125-250 dollars.

 

         

102. White Latticinio Swirl - Whoa! Talk about a good looking marble, measuring a tad over 1-3/8" in diameter it's big too! It has an absolutely crystal clear base glass, inside of which is a lattice core made up of bright white strands packed tightly together making a super "basket". Surrounding the core, and a bit under the surface, are six bands made up of electric canary yellow and fire engine red making up a classic Bristol type of swirl. A wet looking surface reveals two subsurface moons at the lower pontil, and two other smaller ones near the top. Near Mint condition. (8.6)

Estimated Value 100-200 dollars.

 

           

103. White Latticinio Swirl - Yikes! Another killer looking latticinio with the rare Bristol style of colored glass utilized. This one measures in at 1-7/16" and also has a clear base glass. Inside is a fat lattice core of white surrounded by four vibrant bands, Two are orange with lemon yellow, one is a rich cobalt blue edged in yellow, and the last is a lemon-lime combo of yellow and bright green. You'll find two subsurface moons and two pinpricks on a wet looking surface. Near Mint condition. (8.6)

Estimated Value 100-200 dollars.

 

           

104. Double Ribbon Core Swirl - You don't find these too often with these bright colors used. It measures 1-7/16" in diameter and as you can see has a crystal clear base glass. Inside is a double ribbon core of brightly colored Bristol style glass. One ribbon is made up of canary yellow partnered with what appears to be black, the other is opaque orange and red coupled with a delicious green. There's an outer layer consisting of two sets of five thin white strands directly across from each other mirroring the gaps in the ribbons. On a wet looking surface there's a single subsurface moon and some light wear which appears to be as-made surface texture. Mint - condition. (9.2)

Estimated Value 200-400 dollars.

 

           

105. Double Ribbon Core Swirl - Similiar to the previous one only with another color added to the mix on each ribbon. This one measures 1-7/16" in diameter, and has a crystal clear base glass also. Inside are two fat ribbons, one with opaque orange, canary yellow, and bright green - the other with black (very dark cobalt blue) opaque red, and that same bright yellow. A similiar outer layer of two sets of white strands mirroring the gaps between the ribbons. Absolutely gorgeous! Close inspection reveals a small subsurface moon right near the lower pontil, two more tiny ones toward the top, plus a pinprick. Near Mint + condition. (8.8) Together these would make a super addition to any collection!

Estimated Value 200-400 dollars.

 

           

106. Divided Core Swirl - Again, here we have the Bristol style of glass used in a great looking handmade swirl. This marble measures 1-7/16" in diameter and as the pictures can attest has a crystal clear base glass. The core is absolutely delicious consisting of three vibrant ribbons having opaque red and orange strands alternating with bright white strands. These are followed by a green strand on one side and a black strand on the other. Finally one edge of each ribbon is canary yellow, the other edge is done in bright white. These are all separate strands, not overlayed a base ribbon of white or yellow for example. There's an outer layer of three sets of strands mirroring the gaps in the ribbons, two white strands are paired up with two yellow strands per set. There's three small subsurface moons and a pinprick on/under a dripping wet surface. Near Mint + condition. (8.8)

Estimated Value 150-300 dollars.

 

           

107. Divided Core Swirl - This is an absolutely delicious example incorporating bright colors in the Bristol glass style. Measuring 1-7/16" in diameter there's a whole lot of marble to admire! Inside of a crystal clear base glass is four ribbons, two are made up of alternating cobalt blue and bright white strands edged in an awesome vibrant orange, two are made up of alternating green and white strands with the same nice orange on their edges. The outer layer consists of four sets of a pair of yellow strands mirroring the gaps in the ribbons, a mark of fine craftsmanship and a highly desirable trait. A dripping wet surface has a small subsurface moon at the top pontil, a pinprick, and some light as-made surface texture. Mint - condition. (9.0)

Estimated Value 150-300 dollars.

 

           

108. Divided Core Swirl - Now this is one of my favorites due to the fat ribbons and awesome colors used. It measures a healthy 1-1/2" in diameter and has just an unbelieveable crystal clear base glass. Inside is those delicious fat ribbons consisting of a fire engine opaque red center edged on one side with canary yellow, bright white on the other. Capping off a super combination is a green strand on one edge, a black strand on the other. Another superbly crafted outer layer mirroring the tiny gaps of the ribbons, three sets having a yellow strand in the center with white strands on either side. A dripping wet surface reveals a trio of tiny subsurface sparkles. Mint - condition. (9.2)

Estimated Value 150-300 dollars.

 

           

109. Divided Core Swirl - Another one of my favorites jam packed with color, and it's so tight it could pass as a solid core! I know it's repetitive but a crystal clear base glass is a highly desirable trait worthy of highlighting, this one has it and measuring just under 1-1/2" in diameter there's a lot of marble to admire. Inside are three ribbons having a white center strand with opaque red on either side. Following that is cobalt blue on one side, luscious bright green on the other. Looks to be capped off with canary yellow on one edge and bright white on the other. A nice outer layer of three sets of thin strands would mirror the gaps - if there were any. You'll find three yellow strands and three white strands paired up in each set. This one too has three tiny subsurface reflections under a wet looking surface. Mint - condition. (9.2) Don't let these bright swirls go to your neighbor!

Estimated Value 150-300 dollars.

 

          
 

           

110. Two Same Cane Divided Core Swirls - Of course the Bristol style, the large size, the excellent craftsmanship of all the previous divided cores are in this dynamic duo, but they have the added feature of being from the same cane. It's a golden opportunity to add a rare pair to your collection. They both measure 1-7/16" in diameter and have a clear base glass allowing for maximum viewing pleasure. :-) Inside each is a divided core with three ribbons, each ribbon on both has an opaque red center, a white strand on one side, a canary yellow strand on the other. They're edged by green next to the white, and black next to the yellow. They both have three sets of bright yellow and white strands as an outer layer mirroring the gaps in the ribbons very well. One has an as-made subsurface annealing fracture on one side of the core, it also has two pinpricks and very light wear. The second one has an as-made surface flake smack dab on top of the lower pontil, I assume it was caused by a granule of sand. There's also three small subsurface moons. Opinions differ on grading as-mades of this sort, I'm going with Mint - and Near Mint + not taking into account the as-mades just noting them.

Estimated Value 250-500 dollars.

 

           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

 

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