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2 days ago
Green seems to be the color for the week – green for St. Patrick’s Day and for the first day of spring next Tuesday. We will celebrate it here with the green Peacocks (or Peacocks on the Fence) plate. These are not easily found, especially with the nice color that this one has. This is a great Northwood pattern.
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Stippled pie crust edge Grape & Cable bowl in green I found about a year ago, rarer than aqua opal or ice blue.
Fenton green Plaid bowl from a couple of months ago, I shipped it to Texas.
Millersburg Strawberry Wreath large ice cream shape bowl I found about a year ago, now lives in Kansas.
Green Peacock at the Urn pattern. I’d love to hear comments.
Fenton Feathered Serpent large deep ice cream shape bowl again I found about a year ago. Ended up in the UP of Michigan.
A better picture of the back of the Serpant.
That shows the back pattern well. Is that Honeycomb and Clover?
Ribbon tie bowl. I love green
How much is this one worth?
my favorite colors, green and purple – these are spectacular
4 days ago
Here is a carnival glass piece that would set many of us in a tizzy. It is an aqua opal Sunflower bowl. This was made by the Northwood company and would be a great addition to anyone’s collection. These Sunflower pieces are only known in bowls which are footed. If your price range won’t allow you to buy this, look for other pretty Sunflower bowls. Aqua opal is made like peach opal, but instead of being on a clear crystal glass, the bone ash was added to a run of aqua colored glass, and then reheated to make the opal affect.
Would you share your aqua opal pieces in the comments below? I’m sure that we would all enjoy seeing them. … See MoreSee Less
The aqua opal pieces certainly put a strain on the wallet, but as you say they do send us in a tizzy. Here is a picture of my modest collection of aqua opal.
Beaded cable rose bowl, my one and only piece of aqua opal. It’s one of my favorites
Is this bowl one of the three owned by Gary Heavin?
Sharing our AO Dragon and Lotus bowl.
Peacock on fence AO
International Carnival Glass Association added 2 new photos.
6 days ago
Peach opal carnival glass comes from primarily one manufacturer – the Dugan/Diamond Glass Company. While other companies made a bit of it, Dugan/Diamond was King or Queen of this color. This was made by putting bone ash in the "batch" of glass – in this case crystal colored glass. Then the piece was molded, taken from the mold and reheated to bring out the opal (the white edge). Then the iridescent minerals spray was applied and the piece was reheated. The piece needed to go into the lehr to allow it to cool gradually to maintain the integrity of the piece.
This piece itself is unusual. It is what we carnival glass collectors call the Western Daisy pattern. The pattern is entirely on the back. The interior is plain. This is also an unique shape for a piece of carnival glass with the points pulled on four sides. There is one green bowl and one white bowl known(it has a yellowish iridescence), besides the relatively few peach opal ones known. … See MoreSee Less
I absolutely love peach opal!
Beautiful example. Here is my favorite piece in my collection. Wishbone
Is that my bowl pix?
Love Peach Opal, here is a picture of our collection. Not the best picture but you can see the diversity of sizes, shapes and patterns
Beautiful display. Thanks for sharing.