Opalescent Glass Definition

Opalescent Glass is a glass which has zero opacity and which has opal gemstone tones. It was found in pressed glassware in 1870 in England during the Victorian times but was first made in America in 1897 in Indiana and Pennsylvania. They are translucent wares named for opal gemstones. Pitchers with pretty patterns are the most popular among items made with Opalescent glass. 
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