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  • Westmoreland Glass Company

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    The Westmoreland Glass Company was a company that produced glass in Grapeville, Pennsylvania.

  • Uranium glass

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    Various Vaseline glassware glowing under a few UV black lights Uranium glass used as lead-in seals in a vacuum capacitorUranium glass is glass which has had uranium, usually in oxide diuranate form, added to a glass mix before melting for coloration. The proportion usually varies from trace levels to about 2% uranium by weight, although some 20th-century pieces were made with up to 25% uranium. Uranium glass was once made into tableware and household items, but fell out of widespread use when the availability of uranium to most industries was sharply curtailed during the Cold War in the 1940s to 1990s. Most such objects are now considered antiques or retro-era collectibles, although there has been a minor revival in art glassware. Otherwise, modern uranium glass is now mainly limited to small objects like beads or marbles as scientific or decorative novelties.

  • Fenton Art Glass Company

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    The Fenton Art Glass Company was founded in 1905 by brothers Frank L. Fenton and John W. Fenton.

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