Falling in Love with Depression Glass

Watch out! The collecting bug will bite you without warning! I first learned about Depression Glass several years ago, when I was invited to attend an informal talk with friends. I had no idea what Depression Glass was and had only a passing interest in the subject of the lecture. I only went in order to spend some time with my friends. Little did I know that I was about to be bitten hard with a lifelong love of this beautiful glassware!

Pink Princess Depression Glass Green Georgian Depression Glass
Pink Princess and Green Georgian from Author’s Collection

Pastel pinks, greens, yellows, and even blues dazzled like jewels on our hostess’ table!  The patterns were captivating. Glittering glass bowls, plates, and candlesticks embedded with loops and swirls, delicate flowers, and joyful dancing girls – it was hard to believe such beautiful items were once dime store giveaways! Continue reading “Falling in Love with Depression Glass”