What do you need to know about depression glass?

Depression glass is widely collected the world over and many patterns are still plentiful enough to keep prices reasonable. There’s also a color and pattern available to suit every taste. Collectors can look for common Depression glass patterns, each of which is distinct and some offering more ornate details than others.

Are there any homeopathic remedies that work for depression?

According to an eight-week, double-blind, randomized, controlled study published in the journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, custom-prescribed homeopathic remedies have an equal effect to the antidepressant drug fluoxetine.

When did the Georgian pattern for depression glass come out?

The Georgian pattern of Depression glass is occasionally referred to as the “Lovebirds” pattern. This 3-inch footed sherbet dish made in the green glass is from the Federal Glass Company and is dated from 1931 to 1936. In 2008, the lone dish would be valued at around $6 and you can still find them for that price.

Why do they put Depression glass in food boxes?

Some food manufacturers and distributors wanted to put up an incentive to boost their sales, so they came up with the idea of including a piece of glassware in food boxes. Notable among this company was one of the leading donors of Depression Glass. Movie theaters and businesses also hand out a piece of depression on entering into their offices.

What is the cameo pattern on Depression glass?

Most Cameo glassware is green, however, there are a very limited number of pink and yellow pieces available. Many cocktail and luncheon sets of depression glassware have the Cameo pattern, which looks like strings of beads stretching around each piece.

What kind of trim is on Depression glass?

Many of the drinking glasses have geometric or floral designs etched into the cup. An opalescent trim is also a common characteristic of depression glassware. Look around the edge of the glassware for an opalescent trim. The glass will change from colored to clear.

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