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Posted 3 months ago

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Practically since its invention, vaseline glass has carried the burden of a bad reputation. Stories of vaseline glassblowers dying young from lung cancer raised the question of radiation poisoning. On average, vaseline glass pieces are about 2 percent uranium by weight, but some pieces from the beginning of the 20th century are up to 25 percent uranium by weight.

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  1. GreenglassloveE GreenglassloveE, 3 months ago
    Beautiful piece, who's the maker?
  2. Bigsarge Bigsarge, 3 months ago
    GreenglassloveE I would like to know that myself.

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