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Illinois PCA Sunday, July 19, 2015, 11:00am

We were there! And it was great to see everyone and meet new friends. It has been nearly three months since the convention so we were overdue for a get-together. The Illinois PCA, led by Jane Stein, met at the Arlington Heights restaurant “Rack House, Kitchen & Tavern”. The gang met in a private room…

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French Origins of Decorative Glass Paperweights

Classic glass paperweights were originally popular between 1845 and 1860 in central France. The French glass factories of Baccarat, Saint-Louis and Clichy produced approximately 25,000 weights during this time, but they quickly lost popularity as handwriting letters became more and more of a novelty.  The first-ever World’s Fair in 1851 London showcased glass paperweights; the…

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Glass Art

Something unusual is happening in our summer auction. Our star lot is just a baby. It is the only Clichy moss ground miniature we have caught sight of or even heard about. Typically, a Selman Lot 1 would not be a miniature, and, in fact, I doubt that there has ever been one. In this…

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David Graeber | Storytelling in Glass

Every piece of glass art that David Graeber makes begins with a good story. Whether he’s in the mood to pay tribute to a former professor, remember a family member, or document the life journey of a silkworm, each of his works aims to relay a personal reflection or his love of nature. Graeber, born…

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Ayotte Paperweights | L.H. Selman Glass

Ayotte Paperweights | L.H. Selman Glass Globally acclaimed for his unbelievably lifelike interpretations of small creatures and birds in their natural habitats, glass artisan Rick Ayotte has spent a lifetime studying and observing nature to create little worlds encased in glass. Beginnings | Rick Ayotte Born in New Hampshire, Ayotte officially began his career at…

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Sam Solakyan the Entrepreneur and Community Leader

Sam Solakyan the Entrepreneur and Community Leader

Sam Solakyan began from humble beginnings and effectively characterizes the American dream. He is an original American whose folks chose to move to the US in 1984, advancing the distance from Armenia. They had a fantasy of becoming showbiz royalty in the clamoring city of Los Angeles, them two being maturing artists. Solakyan never felt…

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Sam Solakyan Serving the Local Community

President and CEO Sam Solakyan of Global Holdings, Incorporated, is a flourishing businessperson, humanitarian and extremely devoted family man. The organization held secretly takes part in different areas of business, running from diversion to human services. Solakyan began Modern Radiology, his own firm, in the wake of being dazzled by wonders of therapeutic innovation, alongside…

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History of Philanthropy

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Philanthropy is gotten from a decision in Greek inferring “adoration for mankind“. This notice of sustaining, sensible, upgrading and box up the quintessence of humankind. It influences the promoters at this as a matter of fact moment and reaction their qualities in both volunteering and giving. Also, the recipients merit influenced emphatically on pending increases…

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