The Other Depression Glass - Crystal Depression Glass

Depression glass is best known for its colors - green, pink, amber, blue. Fanciful mold etchings show their delicate beauty and geometric patterns jump to life in sunshine when the glass is crystal!When most of us think about depression glass the beautiful colors – pink, green, yellow, amber, blue, amethyst – come to mind.

Many patterns were made in crystal as well as the colored glass. While not as well known, crystal depression glass can be enticing and has its own unique charm.

When you think of depression glass, what comes to mind? Is it the pink glass as in Mayfair or Cherry Blossom? Or the green of Cameo and Royal Lace? Do you think of clear glass? Many (maybe even most) patterns were made in crystal glass as well as in colors. While the clear is less well known, it has its own charm. While appeal is a matter of personal taste, you may find some patterns are even prettier in crystal than in colors!

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600450 The Other Depression Glass - Crystal Depression Glass
Date: 18 April 2006

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