OK, so I have a ton of glass from the Janvier Road bungalow. We poured lemonade from it, drank from it, served fruit and potato salad in it. My mom told me there was a difference between pressed and cut glass, but it all looked the same to me. Oh, OK. Which is which? It might take me years to get it all straight!
Fiesta Mexican Glassware Set
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Starting around either and , HLC began producing the popular Tumbler. The shape had been popular during the vintage Fiesta run when they were frequently sold as sets along with disc pitchers. The post 86 tumblers are still sold with pitchers, but they seem to more than likely to be sold on their own. They are quite fun to collect individually. Unlike their vintage counterparts, the post86 tumblers are significantly thicker, probably because of the vitrified china firing process. After a successful run, the company announced that, along with a handful of other items, they would cease production of tumblers on May 31,
Fiesta Markings: Dating Your Vintage Fiestaware
Both the thirteen and fifteen inch Vintage Fiesta chop plates were part of the original release in mid The design remained consistent with all of the Vintage Fiesta plates, decorated with bands of concentric rings radiating out from the center. These large round platters were meant to serve up steaks and chops—thus the name.
Some terms in the antiques and collectibles world reflect back to the era when the items were produced rather than the way we describe these objects today. As time has passed, the names have become more obsolete but continue to be used in collecting circles. The glass collecting genre has a number of these terms to learn.