Most companies created names of their own for the various shades of colors they
made, including Fenton. In addition to colors, there are types of glass which
include transparent, opaque, semi-transparent, satin, glossy, painted, and a variety
of other finishes such as iridescent, opalescent, carnival, satinized, sandblasted
and other facts about the glass used by Fenton.
Glossary of Terms & Acronyms often seen when searching for Fenton and
other Glass brands &,or moulds on online venues-including eBay.
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Mould-a size & shape of a ware-also
the iron forms glass is blown into to
create the ware
Ware #: a 3 digit number which
represents the mould, or size &
shape of the ware
Color Code-a 2 digit or single digit
& letter suffix to the ware nunber
indicating what color the item is
Embedded Logo: A logo embedded
into the glass of Fenton's First
Quality Wares
Decade Indicator-a very small
number embedded with Fenton's
logo starting with the number 8 for
items produced in the 1980's, a 9
for the 1990's, a 0 for wares
produced after 1999 withe Fenton's
final logo including the letters USA
on some of the wares that
continued to be made in the United
States.
CAD-
Covered Animal Dish


Pre-logo-Wares made prior to the
early 1970s are referred to as
"Pre-logo."
Split Tail

Chanticleer (Rooster)
Chicken Server
Covered Animal Dish

EUC-Excellent Used Condition
Hobnail
LE
OOAK
Slag
Folk Art Collection
Chicken Server
Inline
Ware numbers
Decade Indicators
EUC
Copy to make new mould
Copy
Favrene
HP
Hand painted
Airbrushed
Mould


OOAK

Burmese-A type of opaque satin or
glossed Glass made with gold and
coveted for its blush, from a deep
rose to a light pink with a lighter
base color that when reheated
allows the blush to rise. Fenton
developed 3 versions of their
Burmese, Lotus Mist-a pale green
background, Blue Burmese with a
pale, almost gray background-and
all with that OOAK blush showing
inside & out.

Favene
Candy dish
Cased
Collection
Embedded Logo
HP
HON
HTF
LE
OOAK
Mould
Embedded Logo
Periwinkle

Rare
Vintage
HTF
Rare
Rosalene

Sand Carved
Slag-slag glass is a mix of two or
more colors mixed in a way that
allows the colors used to still be
visible, much like a although a
marble cake is mixed it doesn't turn
into one color but when done
properly maintains a marbled or
veined affect

Carnival-this type of glass has a
sheen to it that reflects colors much
like a rainbow, or oil in water

Vintage-
VASELINE-called Topaz Opalescent
by Fenton, this type of
semi-transparent glass appears a
sunny yellow under regular lighting,
but when seen under a blacklight it
glows various shades of green

Opalescent
Burmese, Blue Burmese.
Candy dish
Cased
Collection
Embedded Logo
HP
HON
HTF
LE
OOAK
Mould

Pre-logo
Rare
Vintage




Ware #
Rare