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PILGRIM CRANBERRY GLASS Bud Vase with Crimped Edge Circa 1980

PILGRIM CRANBERRY GLASS Bud Vase with Crimped Edge Circa 1980

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Listing a beautiful blown glass bud vase, circa 1980 made by the PILGRIM GLASS Corporation of West Virginia. The vase stands about 7 ½” tall and the bulb of the base measures 3" at the widest point. The rim of the vase is crimped in a soft ruffle. Unlike many pieces by Pilgrim, the piece is marked and etched with the name PILGRIM CRANBERRY on the bottom.

The bud vase is in great condition with no chips, cracks, scratches, cloudiness or stains.  Would be a wonderful edition to any collector's Pilgrim or cranberry glass collection---or for someone who is not a collector of glass, perfect to display a fresh rose or two.

History of Pilgrim Cranberry Glass: Pilgrim Glass Corporation, founded in 1956 by Alfred Knobler in Ceredo, West Virginia, initially created crackle glass and art glass similar to Blenko. However, the company made its mark in the glass industry in 1968 when it developed some of the world's most beautiful colored glass, Pilgrim Cranberry Glass. Due to the intensity of the process, production of the hand-blown cranberry glass was challenging; it was labor-intensive and difficult to attain the deep cranberry hue, as gold chloride was added to the molten glass during the creation process. This process necessitated the involvement of several glass workers per product.

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