Vaseline Glass

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*FENTON ART GLASS ~ Vintage. Daisy and Fern Yellow Topaz Cruet, Opalescent, Vaseline Glass

*FENTON ART GLASS ~ Vintage. Daisy and Fern Yellow Topaz Cruet, Opalescent, Vaseline Glass

Collect Radioactive Glass? collectors take a black light along with them to test Vaseline glass, also known as canary glass or uranium glass. Real uranium glass will glow green (old color of Vaseline) under a black light. Uranium was used as a coloring agent in the late 1700s up to the present day. That’s because the tiny amounts of radiation emitting from Vaseline glass are smaller than radiation emitted from many other things we encounter in our everyday lives.

These People Love to Collect Radioactive Glass. Are They Nuts?

Some glassware collectors take a handheld black light along with them when they shop in order to test Vaseline glass, also known as canary glass or uranium glass. Real uranium glass will glow green under a black light. Glassmakers began using uranium as a coloring agent in the late 1700s, but it wasn’t until the 20th century that we knew how dangerous radioactivity is. Still, Vaseline glass continued to be made, with the exception of the World War II years, up to the present day. That’s…

Footed Marmalade by mrvaselineglass, via Flickr - the vaseline glass part fluoresces under black light.

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Opaline Brocade - Vaseline Glass

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How to Find Vaseline Glass

How to Identify Glass Patterns

Glass has served a purpose for both style and function for hundreds of years. The earliest known production of glass was in 1226 in the United Kingdom, and glass has been used for decoration and useful function ever since. Antique glass is sought after by collectors for its history, style, colors and unique ...

*VERY RARE ~ 19th Century, Vaseline Crystal Teakettle Inkwell

19th VERY RARE VASELINE CRYSTAL TEAKETTLE INKWELL / TEA KETTLE INK WELL/ BOTTLE

*VERY RARE ~ 19th Century, Vaseline Crystal Teakettle Inkwell

RARE 1930's Art Deco Vaseline Glass Butterfly Motif Green Depression Vanity Set | eBay

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Adams No 90 Canary Vaseline Glass Compote circa 1885  $159

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C1890 SUPERB ANTIQUE ENGLISH YELLOW VASELINE GLASS STEM DISH WITH FLORAL DESIGNS $550.00

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Vaseline glass, America, Unattributed, opalescent Wreath and Shell, four piece table set, covered sugar, creamer, covered butter dish and an open sugar. Very rare set.

Vaseline Glass; Table Set, Wreath & Shell, Opalescent, 4 Pieces.

Vaseline glass, America, Unattributed, opalescent Wreath and Shell, four piece table set, covered sugar, creamer, covered butter dish and an open sugar. Very rare set.

Duncan 1880's Daisy and Button/Vaseline glass whisk broom novelty

Duncan 1880's Daisy and Button/Vaseline glass whisk broom novelty

*MOSSER GLASS COMPANY ~ Pattern known as: Cherry Thumbprint, Cherry + Cable, Cherry w/ Thumbprints or Paneled Cherry; it is signed on the bottom with Mossers mark, a chield in the shape of Ohio w/ an "M" in the  center.

Cherry + Cable Pattern Covered Cookie Jar Vaseline Opal Pressed Glass (Cherry & Cable ) at Quiet Side Shop

Here is a beautiful Vaseline Opal Tobacco or Cookie Jar. This pattern is known as Cherry Thumbprint, Cherry and Cable, Cherry with Thumbprint(s) or Paneled Cherry; call it what you want, I just call it beautiful. This wonderful jar stands about 10" tall and 6" in diameter and was handmade in the U.S. by the well-known glassmaker Mosser. It is signed on the bottom with their mark, a shield in the shape of Ohio with an "M" in the center. The condition is excellent unused new, no chips, cracks…

yellow vaseline glass love vintage dishes yellow is hard to find.

Colors of Vaseline Glass

Northwood Alaska EAPG Vaseline Opalescent Creamer and Covered Sugar

Northwood Alaska EAPG Vaseline Opalescent Creamer and Covered Sugar

All vaseline glass pieces from Dave Peterson's collection of Bohemian and Sturbridge Art Glass.

Victorian Art Glass

All vaseline glass pieces from Dave Peterson's collection of Bohemian and Sturbridge Art Glass.