Lifechanger is a new section on Gizmodo in which we laud the everyday objects that make life oh so better. In its debut, we're going to talk about a classic culinary icon: Pyrex Colors mixing bowls. Around , way before silicone spatulas and carcinogenic lids, there was a company named Corning Glass Works. They made a low-expansion glass lantern for use on the railroad—specifically solving the issue of a hot lantern shattering when struck by cold rain or snow.
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Pyrex History - The Pyrex Collector: Information for The Vintage Glass Kitchenware Enthusiast
It might be time for you to clean out your cabinets, and not just to restore some order to your kitchen. You should actually be on the lookout for a specific set of vintage Pyrex glassware that could be worth thousands of dollars! The patterns that are worth big bucks are the opaque, brightly colored pieces that have floral or geometric designs. If you have some vintage pieces floating around and can bear to part with them, the Pyrex-loving world will pay you handsomely for it. I was so lucky to get some gorgeous stuff from family, and I found these guys today! It's hard to Pink a favorite!
Vintage Pyrex Nesting Mixing Bowls in Primary Colors
The Pyrex obsession—or should we say passion —is real. Plenty of us are still holding onto our mom's or grandma's colorful nesting bowl sets and pretty patterned casserole dishes, and there's even a blog and a Facebook group for the more dedicated collectors. The company has been around for more than years , after all. But did you know your durable glassware might actually be worth something well, beyond cherished childhood memories? Do some research to determine the year and style of your Pyrex: You may just have a rare find on your hands.
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