A New Pyrex Book is Here!

Shiny, Happy, Pyrex People is for old and new collectors alike. This Pyrex book covers a century of Pyrex history alongside the personal stories of some very, important people. Original photography highlights favorite patterns and invites you to explore lesser known pieces. I encourage you to use this resource to identify your Pyrex finds and to “go your own way” in your Pyrex pursuits.

The Test Kitchen
In the October 1946 issue of "Gaffer," we find several employee highlighted in the Consumer Products Division: Director of Home Economics Dr. Lucy M Maltby, Photographer Ayres Stevens, Helen Martin, Mary Alice Dailey, Julian Kilman, Sales Representative Dudley Olcott, Lilla Cortright, Esther Rhodes, Sales Representative Clair Van …
Happy Birthday! to Shiny, Happy Pyrex People!
This weekend marks one year since "Shiny, Happy Pyrex People" arrived at the warehouse after its harrowing journey from China, across the Pacific Ocean, and passing customs at the port in Long Beach, California. In celebration, I thought it would be fun to share a video of …
Pyrex Bingo
For those of us with small houses or tight budgets, I've created a little game that I like to call "Pyrex Bingo." This game works well when you come across some Pyrex that you aren't in love with but you feel compelled to buy. exampleDownload First, take …
Gaffer Goes to Rigopal!
Here are some facts about Rigopal Pyrex, according to the November 1946 issue of Corning Glass Works' "Gaffer." The affiliate company was Cristalerias Rigolleau founded in 1882 by Leon Rigolleau and nephew Gaston Fourvel-Rigolleau in Bunos Aires.In 1907, the factory was moved to Berazategui, Argentina (a suburb …
Rare Sales as of 08/06/2022
Maybe not rare in the strictest sense but fun nevertheless. 6 oz. Turquoise Custard Cup Sold: 06/04/2022 Price: $185 Location: Wylie, TX 10 oz. Yellow Custard Cup Sold: 05/25/2022 Price: $157.50 Location: Monessen, PA 024 Duchess with Cradle and Box! Price: Best Offer Sold: 06/012/2022 Location: Matland, …
Rare Pyrex Finds ITW as of 07/31/2022
Not my pics. Thank for sharing your scores on Facebook! Found on February 11, 2022, this Cinderella bowl has been named "Country Breeze" and has found a lovely home! Found on April 9, 2022 for $3 at a yard sale, the 043 Duck Hunt! Found on May …
What is 42?
You may have seen these items listed on ebay and wondered "what the heck?" A toothpick holder (I think), a coaster, a Zippo brand measuring tape, a belt buckle made by Indiana Metal Craft, and a ruler. All feature a prominent logo "Pyrex 42 Corning" and the …
The Introduction of Pyrex Bakeware
Today, I am excited to share some interesting tidbits found in "Corning Glassmaker" published Corning Glass Works in 1953. Firstly, "Corning Glassmaker" is the evolution of "The Gaffer." This happens to be the first issue with the new name. Front Back As we know, Pyrex had its …
Pyrex Lamp? Maybe not.
Inn the 5th Edition of Pyrex: The Unauthorized Collector's Guide by Barbara Mauzy,  she mentions that Richard Kelly designed a lamp with Pyrex glass which appeared on the cover of the Gift and Art Buyer January 1941 issue.   Specifically, the secondary source says "back in January 1941 cover of "The Gift and …
Glass and You…
Today's post come from "Glass and You…" published by Corning Glass Works in 1947. While this would be considered a secondary source, I thought it valuable to share that many facts found in "Shiny, Happy Pyrex People" are corroborated by older company publications. The following images are …
Pyrex Mystery Solved!
Never give up! There is STILL rare Pyrex being found in the wild. I am particularly excited about this post as it has solved a Pyrex Mystery. In 1948, there is an advertisement for "Tulip-Time Pyrexware" which was available for a short time until this sale advertisement …
Pyrex Swaps 2022
SaturdayApril 22022Kentucky Spring Pyrex SwapA few fan favorites will be there!10:30 AM6350 Old Scottsville Rd, Alvaton, KY  SaturdayApril 162022SoCal Pyrex Swap MeetI will be there!11 AM6166 Brockton Ave, Riverside, CA SaturdayApril 302022Pyrex & Vintage FestThis is a great event!9 Am137 N. Washington Street Havre de Grace, MD …

A True Work of Art

Rated 5 out of 5
September 26, 2022

The book is so beautiful! I love the layout and informative text too. Each page is a treat!

Jason Bronstein

LOVE THE BOOK!!

Rated 5 out of 5
August 2, 2022

I have all the books on Pyrex and this by far is my fav. The layout is on point and easy to navigate. The pictures and Information are detailed for each piece. This is by far more educational than the others on the market.

Tina Gordon.