Uranium Glass Candlestick - Circa 1830, Manufacturer ???
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This candlestick is made out of uranium glass. A small amount of uranium salts has
been added to the molten glass mixture which gives it a yellow-green color.
These are commonly in used antique glassware like this one.
Some antique glassware are called "Vaseline glass." It is so named that these
glassware are made out of uranium glass, and has a milky white trim on the edges,
giving it an appearance like vaseline.

Under longwave ultraviolet, it fluoresces a bright, yellow-green color.

This candlestick was made around in 1830's. I have a hobnail
celery vase made around in 1820's.

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