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Marbles Clubs around the World
This directory of marbles clubs was assembled in July 2009 and it is updated periodically. If you would like to have a link to your club here, or submit a local news story, please contact us.
- Kansas City Marble Collectors Club
- International Association of Marble Collectors
- West Virginia Marble Shooters
- Little Works of Art (eMarbles.com)
- National Marbles Tournament
- Marble Days
Marble stories in the News
There are two big marble stories for July 2009. The release of "Play Marbles" on the Apple Store by Darkside Entertainment is exciting for people who want a traditional marbles application for the iPhone. It is by far the best marbles game available on the Apple Store. Congratulations to the team their for beautiful work.
The other marble story of July is the Annual American Marble Tournament held in Charlston West Virginia.
Marbles master Ricky Brode rule the rings at Wildwood. Cumberland Times-News 6/24/2009
Family Legacy Lives on in Girls Marbles Champ. Press of AtlanticCity.com 6/26/2009
An Interview with Antique Marble Collector Alan Basinet, June 8, 2009
Marbles have been manufactured in high quantities by a number of manufacturers for more than a century. This is a directory of marble manufacturers who are currently in business.
Fine Art Marble Makers
These artists are currently active making marbles by hand. Some of their marbles can be purchased here on this web site.
Jane Walker - Artist.
Bert Cohen's Marvelous Marbles
Fusion Art Glass
Fulton Parker Glass
Artists who sell through Land of Marbles
J.R. Hooper (miniature marbles)
Teign Valley Glass
Other Contemporary Glass Artists
Weber Glas (Travis Weber)
Marble Web Sites
American Toy Marble Museum - located at the origin of the American marble industry.
The National Marble Museum Part of the:
The Akron Marbles Store - dedicated to the history of the American toy marble industry that started in Akron Ohio in the 1880's.
Marbles Galore - a great blog.