This candlestick is made out of
uranium glass. A small amount of uranium salts has
Candlestick - Circa 1830, Manufacturer ???
been added to the molten glass mixture which gives it a yellow-green
These are commonly in used antique glassware like this one.
Some antique glassware are called "Vaseline glass." It is so named
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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