How did your Pyrex collection begin? Mine began back in 2010, I read an article about it and that set me off on a hunt for just any piece of Pyrex I could find, it didn't matter if I liked it or not, I had to buy it!!! I have since come to my senses, I don't need every piece out there and most importantly, I don't have the space for it. I love every piece I have though and I have quite a few patterns, promotionals, carafes, bowls galore, casseroles... I'm not lacking in the Pyrex department, that's for sure!!
My first piece was my Mom's big yellow bowl from the primary set - what was your first piece? Believe me, it didn't take me long to find the whole set, thrifted, of course. She had the Colonial Mist set of mixing bowls and the Autumn Harvest Bake, Serve and Store set - I would never give any of those away. At one time I also had a Colonial Mist Cinderella bowl set, what was I thinking, those bowls take up so much space, I've since sold it!!
So, do you have a favourite piece of Pyrex? I have a few - but the Charcoal Snowflake pieces have to be my very favourite, I need one more piece - the 1.5 quart casserole. I have never seen one of these in a thrift, I was lucky enough to find them over time in antique shops when I was away on trips - it'll just be luck if I ever find that other piece.
Fridgies are probably my favourite pieces - they're definitely my most used pieces - these are my complete sets, but I have more individual ones... These fridgies would be my Pyrex weakness, I think I HAVE to buy them!!
I like my Moon Deco too - it's a special one, my son gave it to me for Christmas.
I have one piece of Pyrex that came in the original box - this "Big Bertha" Homestead casserole - my daughter found it at a thrift - it's so great to cook a ham in.
I would love to have more Christmas themed Pyrex, but I consider myself lucky to have this one lone piece. Christmas Pyrex is just not something I ever hope to see at a thrift shop, but I can hope....but until then, I'll put this beautiful Golden Leaf out every year!
When you are a new collector, the hunt for Pyrex can be so much fun, oh, to see one of those beauties sitting at the thrift store for cheap - it made for some perfect days!!