Silver Snowball Mercury Glass Christmas Ornament vintage french christmas

Silver Snowball Mercury Glass Ornament

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Original French vintage silver snowball mercury glass ornament. Likely dates from the 1950's. This silver Christmas ornament would be perfect on a tree, but could also be used as a decorative item around the house because it sits flat. 

  • Original French vintage mercury glass ornament
  • Silver snowball mercury glass ornament is approximately 6 inches tall
  • Very good condition

Mercury glass, also known as silvered glass, contains neither mercury nor silver. It's actually clear glass, mold-blown into double-walled shapes and coated on the inside with a silvering formula, which is inserted though a small hole that is then sealed with a plug.

CARE: We recommend carefully boxing and storing your ornaments when not in use. If possible, store them where they're not exposed to extreme heat or cold.

Silver snowflake mercury glass ornament discovered in Alsace, France.