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Canadian glassware still cherished 100 years later

From Niagara This Week: A century after WJ Hughes first began pedalling his glassware, collectors are still crazy for Corn Flower. The glass pieces etched with the distinct flower design have bidders going into war at auction — which is no bother to organizers of the annual What’s In Your Attic auction in support of […]

Happy New Year!


The other day one of my cornflower alerts sent me to the Kijiji website where it appears someone in Moncton, ON is selling some of their Hughes Corn Flower: I’m an avid collector of Hughes Corn flower and would like to sell my extra’s. I have candlewick, clear & colored items for sale. Please contact […]

My Canadian Obsession By Elaine Of Everlasting Treasures

The November 2006 issue of the Ruby Lane newsletter has an article by Elaine of Everlasting Treasures about her experiences collecting Hughes Corn Flower: During my first visit to the Dufferin County Museum and Archives in Ontario, Canada and viewing their outstanding collection of W. J. Hughes Corn Flower glass, I realized – I was […]

On vacation…

I’m currently away on vacation up in the Kawarthas… a small town called Buckhorn. We’ve been renting a cottage at the Three Castles Resort for years now. There are a few antique shops and shows around so hopefully I’ll have something to report when I get back.

Updates to web site

I have updated the web site and will continue to tweak it. If you have any problems viewing any of the site or have any suggestions, be sure to email us.

Updated About Me page

I realized today that I haven’t updated the About Me page in 3 years! I updated it to reflect the new grandkids and marriages and jobs.

New Home Page

Welcome to the new and improved HughesCornFlower.com home page. We are slowly getting around to updating the site, and this is the next step. As Brian acquires new pieces or as Graham updates the site, updates will be posted to this page. Enjoy!