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Charles and Jacque talk about John Lotton

Charles Lotton and Jacqueline Renier respond to question about John Lotton. From the 2007 Lotton Glass Club Meeting at Early Auction.

Charles Lotton and Steve Early thank each other

Charles Lotton and Steve Early thank each other and show mutual respect. From the 2007 Lotton Glass Club meeting at Early Auction.

Charles Lotton answers question about bubbles

Mr. Lotton answers a question from a club member about bubbles in the glass. From the 2007 Lotton Glass Club meeting at the Early auction.

Charles talks about desired weights of different works

Charles responds to a question from a club member about why certain pieces are heavier than others. From the 2007 Lotton Glass Club meeting at the Early Auction.

Colors and Sand

Mr. Lotton responds to a question from Jerry about colors and sand. From the 2007 Lotton Glass Club meeting at the Early auction.

Comparison between glass and paintings

Charles Lotton makes a comparison between collecting glass and collecting paintings. This clip is from the 2007 Lotton Glass Club meeting at the Early auction.

New book discussion and signing pieces

At the 2007 Lotton Glass Club meeting at the Early auction, Charles talked about making a new book and the importance of signing pieces.

Charles about collectors John & Sarah

Charles talks about long time collectors and club members John and Sarah. This is from the 2007 Lotton Glass Club meeting at the Early auction.

About Early Auction

Charles talks about his history and knowledge of Early Auction. This clip is from our 2007 club meeting at Early auction.

Charles talks about a 1975 blue multiflora vase

From the 2008 Lotton club meeting. During his examination of several pieces owned by club members, Charles talks about a rare blue multiflora vase with peach colored flowers.

Glass Colors

Mr. Lotton responds to questions and talks about making different glass colors at the 2007 Lotton Glass Club meeting.

Charles Lotton talks about his father

Charles Lotton talks about his father - a great artist as well! This clip is from our 2007 meeting.

Glass Formulas

Charles Lotton responds to questions and talks in detail about his glass formulas at our 2007 Lotton Glass Club meeting.

The Lotton boys

Mr. Lotton talks about all of his sons, who are also masterful glass artists. This is from our 2007 Lotton Glass Club meeting at the Early auction.

Inspiration and Vision

Charles talks about the importance of inspiration, vision, and perseverence. This great clip is from our 2007 Lotton Glass Club meeting at Early auction.

New Furnace and Mandarin Colors

Charles talks about his plans to build a new furnace and goes on to discuss his unique mandarin colors. This was taken at the 2007 Lotton Glass Club meeting at the Early auction.

Open House

Mr. Lotton talks about what happens at one of his open houses at the studio. From our 2007 club meeting.

Red colors

Charles responds to questions and talks about making his different red colors. This is from our 2007 club meeting.

The History of Lotton Glass

Mr. Lotton walks us through the history of Lotton Glass. This informative clip comes from our 2007 club meeting.

White Colors

Charles Lotton talks about his different white colors and how they were and are currently being made. This is from our 2007 club meeting.

How much production?

Jacqueline Renier answers questions about production levels of the studio at our 2007 club meeting.

Getting a job at the Lotton Studio

Jacqueline Renier talks about how she found her job at the Lotton studio. This clip is from our 2007 club meeting at Early auction.

Warner speaks at 2007 Club Meeting

Lotton Club founder Warner speaks (nervously) at the 2007 Lotton Glass Club meeting at the Early auction.

Charles Lotton discusses Lava vases

Charles Lotton talks about Lava vases at the 2008 Lotton Glass Club meeting.

Mr. Lotton speaks about miniatures

Mr. Lotton talks about making miniatures. If you think they are easy because they are smaller, watch this video.

Pontils explained

Charles Lotton answers a question about the different types of pontils and finishing of vase bottoms.

Accidents and Success - sometimes the same thing

From the 2008 Lotton Glass Club meeting, Charles Lotton talks about how accidents can be success in disguise.

Annealing question answered

At the 2008 Lotton Glass Club meeting, Charles Lotton answers a question from a club member about annealing.

Looking at a blue Foxleaf vase

Charles takes a moment at the 2008 Lotton Glass Club meeting to talk about a wonderful blue Foxleaf vase.

Looking at a blue Split Leaf vase

Taking a look at an unusual blue Split Leaf vase at the 2008 club meeting.

A great little lava vase from the original Lotton book

Charles examines and speaks about a gorgeous little lava vase that was featured in the original Lotton Glass book c1989. From the 2008 Lotton Glass Club meeting.

A closer look at a wonderful Mauve Lava vase

At the 2008 Lotton Club meeting, Charles Lotton examines a beautiful mauve colored Lava vase that was featured in the original Lotton Glass book circa 1989.

Charles meets Lillian Nassau early in his career

Charles talks about meeting Lillian Nassau early in his career. From the 2008 Lotton Glass Club meeting.

What is Charles Lottons favorite glass?

Charles responds to a question from a club member who asks him what his favorite glass is. From the 2008 club meeting.

The future plans of Charles Lotton

At the 2008 Lotton Glass Club meeting, Charles Lotton talks about his plans for the future.

What pieces does Charles Lotton keep?

Charles Lotton talks about some of the pieces that he keeps for his collection. From the 2008 Lotton Glass Club meeting.

Color test piece from original Lotton book

Charles examines and speaks about a "color test" zipper vase that was featured in the original Lotton Glass book circa 1989. From the 2008 club meeting.

Glass Crucible design

At the 2008 club meeting, Charles gives some historical information about glass crucibles and why a certain type is most often today.

Persian Water Sprinklers are difficult to make

At the 2008 Lotton Glass Club meeting, Charles Lotton spoke about the difficulty surrounding the creation of Persian Water Sprinklers.

An Early Red King Tut vase

Mr. Lotton talks about an early King Tut vase in red. From the 2008 Lotton Glass Club meeting.

Electric Furnaces

Charles Lotton talks at the 2008 club meeting about his plan to research and build an electric glass furnace.

Max Erlacher engraved vase

From the 2008 club meeting, Charles talks about a vase that has been engraved by Max Erlacher.

Experimental Persian Inlay vase

Charles Lotton speaks at the 2008 club meeting about an experimental Persian Inlay piece that he made in the early part of his career.

Using Fenton Amber glass early on

Mr. Lotton talks about using Fenton Honey Amber glass in the early part of his career. From the 2008 Club meeting.

A Gold Miniature made with Lily Shade glass

While at the Lotton Glass Club meeting in 2008, a gold miniature vase caught Mr. Lottons eye and he goes on to explain that it was made with the same glass that the Lily shades were made from. A rare mini!

The history of Lotton Glass

At the start of the 2008 Lotton Glass Club meeting, Charles Lotton talks about the history of Lotton Glass.

What is the difference between hooked feather and tribal?

At our 2008 club meeting, Charles Lotton explained the difference between hooked feather and tribal decorations.

Charles examines a huge Persian Inlay vase

Charles Lotton talks about a huge Persian Inlay vase at the 2008 Lotton Glass Club meeting.

What happens if a batch of glass is not right?

At our 2008 club meeting, Charles Lotton tells what happens if a batch of glass is off, or not correct.

Jerry asks Mr. Lotton about footed pieces

Charles responds to a question from Jerry about footed pieces at our 2008 club meeting.

What about the toxicity of glass chemicals?

At our 2008 club meeting, Jerry asked Charles Lotton about the toxicity of cadmium. Here is how Mr. Lotton responded.

What is the loss rate?

Jerry asks Charles Lotton a question about the production loss rate at our 2008 club meeting.

Making a Double Multiflora vase

Mr. Lotton walks us through step by step what is involved in making a double multiflora vase. From the 2008 Lotton Glass Club meeting.

Making a vase step by step

In this video, Mr. Lotton walks us through the steps required to make a vase. From our 2008 club meeting.

Mandarin Red and Yellow colors

Charles Lotton speaks in detail about the mandarin red and yellow colors at our 2008 club meeting.

Mandarin Red compared to Bing Cherry

At our 2008 club meeting, Mr. Lotton answers a question about the difference between Mandarin red and Bing Cherry.

More on Mandarin Yellow

Charles Lotton tells a story about Mandarin Yellow at the 2008 Lotton Glass Club meeting.

Charles talks about Max Erlacher

Charles Lotton and Jacqueline Renier speak about the engraver Max Erlacher and also speak about another engraver who did some work with Charles. This clip is from our 2008 club meeting.

The 2008 Lotton Glass Club meeting begins

Our 2008 Lotton Glass Collectors Club meeting begins!

Miniatures are DIFFICULT!

Charles talks about making miniatures and explains how difficult they are to make, in spite of their diminutive size. This clip comes from our 2008 club meeting.

They never watch the clock while working

Charles Lotton explains what working at the studio is like. They work until the work is complete - they do not watch the clock. From our 2008 club meeting.

Chalres explains why making miniatures used to be easier

At our 2008 club meeting, Charles Lotton explains one way that making miniatures used to be easier.

Persian Inlay explained

At our 2008 club meeting, Charles Lotton goes into detail about Persian Inlay pieces.

Can you repair cracks in glass?

Mr. Lotton responds to a question from Warner at our 2008 club meeting about repairing cracks in glass.

The difference between Sunkissed and Sunset Glass

At our 2008 club meeting, Charles Lotton explained the difference between his Sunkissed and Sunset glass.

What is a button pontil and why is it used?

Warner asks Charles Lotton a question about button pontils and why they are used at our 2008 club meeting.

A rare Lotton Crackle Glass piece is discussed

At the 2008 club meeting, Mr. Lotton picks up and talks about a rare crackle glass vase.

Orange glass is difficult

Charles Lotton responds to a question at our 2008 club meeting about the orange colors.

Charles Lotton talks about Tiffany Glass

Charles Lotton talks in detail about Tiffany glass at our 2008 club meeting.

Warner introduces Charles Lotton at the 2008 Club Meeting

Club founder Warner introduces Charles Lotton to the club members at our 2008 club meeting.

The different white glass colors and how they are made

Charles talks in detail about the different white glass colors and how they are made. This clip is from our 2008 club meeting.

How Charles got interested in Persian Inlay

Charles Lotton talks about what sparked his interest in Persian Inlay glass at our 2008 club meeting.