Tiara Exclusives Pressed Black Amethyst Glass Circa 1970
A twenty piece assortment of black amethyst glass by Tiara Exclusives . The body was first produced in the depression era. The otherwise black appearing glass holds a secret when exposed to a light, a deep purple hue is revealed. The scarce examples were revived in the 1970’s by Tiara Exclusives an Indiana glass works selling via the home party method. The collection is composed of pieces in a classic pressed pattern of panels with starbursts alternating with beading. The set is comprised of a covered dish, bowls, candlestick holders, wine glasses, cream jugs, open sugar bowls, bowls and a footed dish. Please see 320, 232, 304 and 305 for additional pieces of this type.
- light markings; chips on the hobnail piece
- measured the largest bowl