Were you aware the natural color of glass is green? Glass only changes color when other minerals are added, so you could say that these hand-blown glass mugs are in their truest, natural form. Plus, since they’re hand-crafted, they have an endearing quality of being similar yet not identical. Measures 3" x 5." Hand wash with warm water and mild soap.
This graceful antiqued brass finish necklace features a color cameo suspended from a floral garland and encircled by glass "pearls." Crafted in the U.S., these reproductions are created from vintage tooling and incorporate solid brass findings
This piece is an example of a commonly used household item. It is not a reproduction of an artifact. Each piece was hand-blown and is one of a kind. No two pieces are identical. This piece measures approximately 6 high. The natural color of glass is green, because sand has iron oxide or rust in it naturally. To change the color, a metal must be added.
c.1680-1730; Named after its similar appearance to an onion. This bottle was a result of the needs from tavern owners who desired a more stable bottle, which was less prone to breakage in the taverns. The onions neck was much shorter than earlier bottles and the squat broad base was a much more stable form. Handblown Glass Onion Bottle is approx. 8'' tall and 1 1/2'' in diameter. Holds about 56 oz of liquid.
Shimmering aurora borealis crystals from a famous European maker on the wings of these dragonfly earrings evoke the warmth of summer days gone by. Hypo-allergenic surgical steel wires, antiqued-brass finish.
This piece is an example of a commonly used household item. It is not a reproduction of an artifact. Each piece was hand-blown and is one of a kind. No two pieces are identical. This piece measures approximately 3 high.
The natural color of glass is green, because sand has iron oxide or rust in it naturally. To change the color, a metal must be added
Before the gel pen or ball point, or even the fountain pen, was the dip or nib pen. With its metal tip, the dip pen is far more durable than its predecessor, the quill pen. This handsome, brass-trimmed, blue painted wood box holds two pen handles, eight interchangeable nibs, one 2 fluid oz. bottle each of Bordeaux and sienna inks.
Case bottles were the most common glass vessels in the first half of the 17th century and were used for storing wine. Their use at Jamestown was wide spread where literally hundreds were recovered. The name derives from the square sides of the bottle that allowed them to be packed into a wooden box or case for easy transport. Bottle is approximately 9" high
Small oil lamps were used in the 1800's to set the duration of a visit for a gentleman caller. When the lamp went out so did he. This piece measures 7 high.
All of the Jamestown Glasshouse produced pieces are hand-blown and crafted by local artisans. The natural color of glass is green so if you seek historical accuracy then your best selection is the green glass items.