How to Identify Carnival Glass

By Statia Widak

Carnival glass is identified by its unique iridescent color, which was created by Fenton starting in 1907. Find rare pieces of Carnival glass with helpful information from an antiques expert in this free video on collecting glassware.

About the Author

Statia Widak has been collecting antiques for more than 10 years. She specializes in acquiring antique glass, some of it much more than 200 years old. In her home, Widak has more than 100,000 pieces of glass. Lots of the items in her collection were found at yard sales, thrift shops, auctions and antique stores. Her favorite kinds of glass include Fenton, Carnival, Crystal Stemware and Depression glass.