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Uranium Glass Sorbet Cups

 

This is a completely fantastic set of eight Uranium Glass Sorbet Cups.  Each cup is 3/1/2″ tall.  Perfect for serving fruit salad, ice cream, or even….sorbet!

One glass has a very tiny nick on the rim.

Prior to World War II, and well before its potential for energy or weaponry was recognized, uranium was commonly used as a coloring agent in everything from plates, glasses, and punch bowls to vases, candlesticks, and beads.

Also known as canary or vaseline glass, uranium glass is typically yellow or green in color and glows bright green under a black light. Shades can range from a translucent canary yellow to an opaque milky white depending on how much uranium is added to the glass, from just a trace to upwards of 25 percent. Uranium was also used in the glaze of orange-red Fiestaware, also known as “radioactive red,” prior to 1944, and was once a common sight in American kitchens.

Although uranium glassware does register on a handheld Geiger counter, the radiation amounts are considered negligible and on par with radiation emitted from other everyday items such as smoke detectors and cell phones.

Item #08-50a

 

The Price for this Set of Sorbet Cups:  $145

Shipping is FREE!

Local pick up in Dallas is available.

 

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I believe age makes simple objects more beautiful.  And the magic of Antiques & Vintage is the magic and sweetness that attaches itself to objects passed from one set of hands to another. Thank you for adding a lovely Antique or Vintage item to your collection, each  personally sourced by The Curious Cowgirl herself. 

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It’s easy to incorporate Antiques and Vintage into daily living.  From home decor to clothing to table decorations, I’ll show you how to mix Antiques and Vintage with Modern decor to create unique looks.

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