Depression Era Glassware

I love depression glass!

It’s just so vintage and pretty, and I love the history of it! The glassware was created right before the great depression and was often given away in products such as oatmeal as a free incentive to buy the product. I was reading the other day about how they would give out glass dishes at movie theaters when you purchased your tickets (just think of that!). Then when the movie ended there was always a loud crash of glass falling to the ground because everyone forgot the about the dishes in their laps!

Here are a few pieces that were once my grandmothers and are now in my hope chest:

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