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This sudden surge in popularity makes some Pyrex collectors wary. But don’t let the rabid Pyrex junkies scare you off from this throwback hobby.They don’t want demand driving the value of Pyrex up. Pyrex hunting and collecting is fun and easy, if you know what to look out for. Pyrex was originally made out of borosilicate glass, which was created to use in science labs because it didn’t expand or contract with heat.Pyrex Hellcat says she got into the hobby by way of the whole 1950s-muscle car-pinup scene.Her Pyrex collection is just for show, and she changes her displays with the seasons.
On the other end of the Pyrex-collecting spectrum is a young, twenty-something Pyrex enthusiast who calls herself Pyrex Hellcat.
(Vintage Jadeite and Fire King have similar followings).
Pyrex aficionado Ashley Jennette said she felt a special thrill whenever she walked into a thrift shop and saw a piece of Pyrex “in the wild.” One thing’s certain: whether you’ve been collecting Pyrex for years or are new to the game, you’ll find that (like anything midcentury modern), the demand outweighs the supply.
Pyrex Glassware is dishwasher safe and may be washed by hand using non-abrasive cleansers and plastic or nylon cleaning pads if scouring is necessary.
This product is intended for normal household use only; it is not intended for camping, industrial or commercial use.