A post that starts with a picture instead of a caption, hmmm, a picture is worth a thousand words. Haha & it is true; if you have bought one of these before, then you know they're a tad pricey but worth every penny.
French Canning Jars' beauty of heavy green glass has captured many collectors as they stand beautifully after many years. Their glass, porcelain lids & metal closing & a variety of different sizes & shapes are intriguing to look at. The jars are from the 1930s; they may have retired from their original uses of canning they're now usually adored on shelves.
I shared a huge part of my collection on Wednesday to bring in the first day of March. What better way to do so than to share the color green? At CCH, I have found my growing collection slowly trickling into every room. It may be several in a row, holding pens, taper candles, or just one on a pedestal. My collection is predominately a dark green hue, but I had some luck & have added the aqua-blueish-green glass to the family. I have two in my collection that has their label still intact.
I have found my jars mainly on Etsy, a few locally & then with friends. My recent find was found in my friend's online shop, Helen. She's my dearest friend from the rural parts of France. If you caught my newsletter from a few weeks ago, she was my guest that week. I found the most gorgeous jar ever; it's an oval shape with its lid. I had never seen one before, nor did I know it existed. Helen has some beautiful items in her shop that she shares with us daily on her Instagram page @quintessentiallyfrench
Tips On Collecting:
Since these are hard to come by, my #1 tip if you come across one that you love, get it as it might be there for long.
Determine how many you want in your collection.
Decide if you want a certain brand as there are several.
Size, get a variety of sizes, I find it to be more appealing & it gives the illusion of more.
& enjoy them.