Dating ball ideal jars, mason jar crafts
November 5, at 8: My grandmother was born in so it must have been something her mother already had.
Unique closures might not have been favored by yesteryears homemaker but they are a hot commodity among today's collector. Like Everything Antiques for more.
Amazing and humbling to find their histories and imagine all the goodies they once held. April 27, at 8: See if your jar has block letters.
If you find a jar with an error, find a copy of the Redbook a price guide for fruit jar collectors to determine the age and dating ball ideal jars of the jar based on the error. May 7, at 1: You'll be in love with this easy craft.
To them…it was just food! If you've got an attic filled with old 'junk' you may have some antique valuables you never knew about. Look for the 3-L logo.
Along with the logo, you can sometimes use the color, size, and other distinguishing marks to help date a mason jar. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. How can I tell its worth?
Seams also help determine the age of your jar: She definitely hit it out of the park with this vintage archive. I found it trying to identify some odd jars in a big collection of canning jars I was gifted by a lady who had canned for decades, but is sadly no longer able to.
Color Canning jars come in a variety of colors besides clear glass.
Sometimes, the very objects you consider useless clutter can be repurposed to create some of most envy-worthy decor.