Movie theaters and businesses also hand out a piece of depression on entering into their offices.We are on open community of The glass name was derived from the period of time it was manufactured and handed out. The Great Depression was a period when the world economy hit the lowest low.Glass labeled is a modern one and also refers to machine-made glass of the 1940s through 1970s.
Colors that were made in lesser quantities, and thus are harder to find, include amethyst, true yellow (canary), cobalt blue, opaque black (may appear intense purple when held to the light), jadeite (an opaque or translucent green), white milkglass, and red. For a webpage that illustrates many of the known patterns of Depression Glass, check out page on Depression Glass Patterns .You can use the handy pictorial lookup at Kejaba Treasures to match your piece to one of the dozens of known patterns of pink depression glass.If you can't find your piece on this list, you may have what is known as "generic glass." These are unpatterned pieces, often made in smaller quantities.(Much of so-called Depression glass for sale on online auction sites is actually reproduction glass, made in Asia during the last few years, even being imported today!Terms used such as “Depression era-style” or “Depression style” indicate these are new or recent items.) Large quantities of true Depression glass was made, by about 20 different glass companies, and virtually all of these manufacturers were located in the Midwest or eastern United States.Most of the businesses run bankrupt and majority of company fold up.