This look is purposefully achieved by dipping hot glass into cold water, and it became very popular in the mid-twentieth century. We also offer some glasses with hand-etched patterns for a unique, thoughtful look. The most popular colors include those that were costly to make: ruby red, cobalt, tangerine, amberina, and cranberry, and those with a short production life: smoke and gray. Sometimes instead of a pontil mark you will find a super smooth indent, a sign that the pontil mark was polished off. The rests are fat and made for cigars, but great for cigarettes or incense. Intensely Crackled Deep Amethyst Crackle Glass Pitcher with amethyst Pontil Crackle Glass is known by other names: Craquelle Glass, Ice Glass and Overshot Glass.
Recycled glass can be handmade or machine made with each piece being unique. Would make excellent juice glasses too. The sand is dried at the glassworks, sifted and passed through a magnet to remove all iron particles. Simply divine, but no idea of the maker or time era. I have 8 available, and price is for each. This is their Nile Green color.
Proud Active Member in Good Standing of : Vintage Jewelry Sellers on Etsy Got Vintage? These glow beautifully under the black light. Although numerous companies were known to have manufactured crackle glass in the United States, a mere handful produced the vast majority available. The re-heating of the glass would seal the cracks. Not sure of the maker. See more ideas about Crackle glass, Blenko glass and Pilgrim. You'll have a pretty wreath in just a few hours! The first two produced most of the smaller pieces, like mini-pitchers, jugs, and vases that are commonly seen at garage sales and thrift stores. The size is on the photo.
It has seen a great increase in popularity over the past decade. Pinch - Crackle Glass Tumblers. Most of our drinking glasses are available in cost-saving sets of 12, so you'll have plenty on hand for everyday dining as well as intimate dinner parties. It has a polished bottom-rim , showing a little bottom-wear as it should. Find out more here, About This Price Guide Each of the items in the photos below I currently own or have owned in the past.
Cruets are a small bottle with a glass stopper that usually contains vinegar or oils. Contact seller before placing order. Lovely centerpiece item, great candleholder, or for other. Decanters are larger bottles with a stopper used most often for liquor. Measures 7' tall and is in perfect condition. Very nice 5 inch vase with crackles with a bottom pontil.
These are heavy and quality made with ground polished bottom edges. Note that values vary from state to state, region to region, and country to country; for example, I live in Upstate New York, which has very different pricing from New York City. So keep in mind that my guides are meant to be just that guides, just one tool in your arsenal to help you value your collectibles. The Pitcher measures 4 Inches in diameter at the top X 5 Inches in diameter at the bottom. This was hand-formed, then dipped in cool water to achieve the fine crackle. Crackle is on the lower extremity of the vase, fading to a plain thin delicate neck and softly fluted top edge.
A simply wonderful piece of vintage crackle glass. . Has the rough pontil on the bottom. Pretty coke bottle green crackle glass. They offer free demonstrations every day. This Pitcher is in very good condition with no chips, cracks or scratches.
Five West Virginia glass companies are primarily responsible for the vintage crackle glass we find on the market today: Pilgrim, Rainbow, Blenko, Birchoff, and Kanawha. No scratche, cracks, chips or cloudiness. In addition to our core patterned drinkware, we also have glasses with seasonal patterns great for holiday parties and other gatherings. The glass was immersed in cold water while it was molten hot, thereby cracking the glass. Pontil has been ground smooth. They can be used for serving milk, juice, water and almost any other beverage. California, 1940s : : Crackle 15.
Amethyst is also a popular color that has a slightly higher value, along with those just mentioned. Others have unique frosted, disk or twirled textures to add a twist to the classic drinking glass. Some glasses have small, intricate patterns, such as dots or other geometric details, etched onto the glass. You'll have a pretty wreath in just a few hours! Beautifull condition and measures 8 3. Both Blenko and Pilgrim continue to produce crackle glass, using many of their older designs. Other factors affecting value include condition and market auction, store, eBay, etc.