Carnival Glass - (Glass) Glossary of Antique Terms C

Carnival Glass - (Glass) Carnival glass is pressed glass that has a vivid iridescent color. It was originally given as prizes at fairs and so the name carnival glass became the common name for this type of glassware. It comes in many colors blue, marigold, green and purple are the common colors with ice blue, white, opalescent aqua, peach and smoke being the rare colors.

Vintage Thistle shaped Carnival glass Art Deco vase


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