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Video of Chinese Marble Making Factory

February 9th, 2018,

Sino Sales in China produced this video of their marble making factory, which features an incredible shot of an array of machines making marbles in tandem from what must be multiple kilns or some very large kilns.

The video clearly shows the blade mechanism shearing the molten glass stream at rapid and precise intervals, resulting in a small "gob" of glass that drops into the rollers that shape it into a round marble.


Marbles at Morphy Auctions September 23-24, 2016

September 16th, 2016,

CAC cobalt guinea with unusual colors

Once again Morphy Auctions is auctioning off some terrific marbles, and the online catalog photos are exquisite.

Highlights include a rare Christensen Agate Company cobalt-based guinea with only red and white colors.

There are also several group lots of machine made marbles estimated to sell for under US$300, such as this group of very colorful Akro Agates.

Register now and bid on what you like at a price you can afford.


Magnets and Marbles and Kapla Blocks

May 9th, 2016,

A domino builder decided to take on a "Rube Goldberg" type machine using marbles and magnets and Kapla blocks on a table. After 50 tries, he succeeded using some very clever magnet tricks.


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Marble Trivia

Pink is a color rarely found in vintage marbles, probably because gold was required in recipes for pink glass.