I Love Fenton Art Glass

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    jfeltes jfeltes
    26-30, M
    Mar 16, 2012

    Depression Glass

    Fenton quite possibly the largest glass company in history. There are others of course. Lots of glass. Identifying Depression glass is hard. The molds for this stuff was mostly made in the 20's and 30's however some of it was made in the late 1800's. Than the molds kept being...
    jfeltes jfeltes
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 24, 2012

    More About Depression Art Glass

    people couldn't afford sets of glass during the 30's and 40's and that the glass was marketed to places like movie houses where you would be given complimentary pieces as a promotion.  Most of the glass that people collected was from this round about way so complete sets are...
    jfeltes jfeltes
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 24, 2012

    I Love Art Glass..

    I think all art glass is beautiful, including Fenton Art Glass.  I have always been intrigued by how art glass is made.  Some art glass is made with molds some not.  It is fascinating to me how this incredibly hot, substance can be shaped into whatever...
    luvmc11 luvmc11
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Nov 29, 2010

    Glass Sculptures!!!

    I love to collect Fenton Art Glass. I just found out recently that they are going out of business. That really makes me sad. I have so many special pieces that I have collected over the years. Been up to the factory itself on several occasions. It is in Williamstown, WV. I just...
    picgirl picgirl
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Nov 9, 2007

    A Unique Art

    My grandmother collected Fenton glass, and I remember being a child and admiring her shelved bay window that housed all of her glass. The sun would shine in and create a rainbow of color on the floor. She had many colors, but she seemed to like red glass the most. I love red...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 5, 2010
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