Glass insulators were first produced in the 1850s for telegraph lines, then for telephone and power transmission lines insulated from the wooden poles that held them up. They had to insulate the wire from the wood and for this they are made from glass, porcelain or composite polymer materials (non c…

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Insulators color chart I kinda want to find these and collect because I love colored glass and the story behind them is pure Americana...very cool.

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Antique Glass Insulator Coat Rack Shelf tutorial with a little story behind finding these beautiful blue insulators!

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30+ Creative Ways of Reusing Old Vintage Glass Insulators • Recyclart

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Like the arrangement of glass. I bought some of these(INSULATORS-GOD FORBID I don't use the proper name, or random strangers will take it upon themselves to correct me[glass caps from electricity poles]). the other day from the Antique Box in Elloree SC-best kept secret in the south. Here's a way to display-cute

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Remodelaholic | Recycling Glass Insulators Into Pendant Light

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30+ Creative Ways of Reusing Old Vintage Glass Insulators

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Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at

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1000+ images about Glass Insulators on Pinterest | Glass insulators, Glasses and Pendant lights

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Girly Girl Collection: Glass Insulators from 1800-1900's telegraph/telephone/electrical poles

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