Marbles are a fun area to dive into and collect. There are plenty of different types of marbles that you can find—cat’s eyes, steelies and even Latticinio core are just a few of what you will find. Here are some more that you will come across:
Gooseberries – this is an example of a colored glass marble. Gooseberries have numerous thin white threads of glass that are distributed evenly around the surface of the marble.
Sulphides –this type of marble consists of clear glass spheres that have a white or silvery figure suspended in their center. The figures consist of animals, birds, people, numbers or even letters.
Corkscrews—this type of marble was made with 2 or more colors that have a spiral design. In corkscrews marbles, the spiral design rotates around the marble from one pole to the other, but the design does not meet.
Clouds—this is an End of day marble that came with colored flecks of glass that aren’t stretched. The flakes look like clouds that are floating over the core.
This is just a small sample of all of the different types of marbles that you can find. Which ones have you run across?