Adding vintage mercury glass Christmas ornaments to your holiday decor will help you create the look of a vintage era of days gone by. Mercury glass first became popular back in the 1850’s, where it was considered to be the first form of art glass, as it was produced for its beauty rather than function. […]
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Updated for 2018 Mercury glass, although named for the silver liquid, was never made from mercury when used for tableware and home decor. Originally mercury did form the backing on mirrors, but since it is poisonous was never used for any items regularly handled in a household. Because of the artistic nature of mercury glass, […]