"Here is a test for Depression glass (DG):
Here's a cool way to tell real Depression Glass (DG) from fake. It works too. You need to have a piece of real DG and non-DG. Take the DG between your thumb and forefinger and gently rub it.…"
"Hi, Vicki! I am in the US, the lovely state of SC!! The plate is actually about the size of a cake plate. The Art Deco Group has helped me ID the candle holder as possibly Libochovice. I really LOVE learning about all of…"
"Hey, guys! I haven't been on for quite a while. I have been having a lot of medical issues. I have a blockage in my aorta, and that has kept me sidelined for quite a bit. My doctor has said that even though it hurts, I…"
"Melissa, I am late to this party but what did you find out on your pretty candy dish?
I'm not sure about the frosted (non-clear) finish but here's an encouraging tidbit about the pattern and original green color:
K and M Antique Stores:…"
"Thanks! I don't plan on going anywhere anytime soon, lol!
I may have made a mistake on getting him involved, though. He has been online researching more glass than I have, lol! But nevertheless, he won't be curbing…"
"yeah! So happy you got an answer for your lovely dish Melissa! hang around with us - but be careful, your gonna learn a whole lot! :)
BTW - WTG! - On getting the hubby involved! Excellent strategy! LOL"
"Awesome job Donna! Congrats on your sales! I'm always happy to hear when glass and other good collectibles start selling for decent prices again! :)
I like Replacements to - I've got a contact guy from them that I sell good china dishes to…"
"Hi Shirley, Sounds like you have been having fun. I have been busy with my grandkids too. They are so much fun, I think that we should get them first. :0)
I love Replacements, it's been a great help in IDing a piece…"
"In my Indiana Glass Book, it states that the Princess candy box was made in many different colors, it doesn't list them all. But since my book shows many other items in that satin lime green color, it's got to be the real deal. …"
"Welcome to the team Kyle. It's great you've learned so much and can just jump right in there on the identifying. I was baby sitting yesterday so I couldn't get on here earlier than I did. My 5 yr. old grand son…"
I am a mom of 3 kids, 2 girls and a boy. My hubby and I have just started collecting depression glass after finding a few random pieces packed away of my grandmother's. I enjoy depression glass and vintage kitchenwares. I also enjoy gardening and planting flowers. I guess I just like pretty things!
Tell us about your interest in antiques, collecting and any antique related websites, blogs, businesses.
I love looking for vintage glass.
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