As a new collector and fancier of Jadeite, it has been rather confusing trying to understand the different spellings and markings… or no marks for that matter. What’s vintage and what’s not? Well, there’s no way around it, you have to do the research. There’s a lot of information on Jadeite online, but this article was the most helpful to me. Thought I’d pass it along, bookmark it… it will definitely come in handy!
Jadeite, Jadite, or Jade-ite? No matter how you spell it, jadeite is that gorgeous green milk glass found in old homes, estate sales, flea markets and antique malls all over the U.S. and Canada. First created in the 1930s, jadeite is used for all types of things, but most commonly dishware and kitchenware. It first became popular in the Victorian era, then fell out of style for a time until World War II when glass companies found it could be stylish, plus affordable, to make. Now it’s trendy again… Continue Reading