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Ian Macky describes the origins, types, shapes and colors of collectible antique glass insulators.

Ian Macky describes the origins, types, shapes and colors of collectible antique glass insulators. I want purple ones!

insulators. developed in the late 1840s to insulate telegraph wires, glass and ceramic insulatoes were produced more and more from the early 1900s to the 1930s to aid in the transfer of currents over telegraph, telephone and electrical lines. aqua is the most ordinary piece and should cost around 4 or 5 dollars

Glass telegraph insulators come in a variety of colors, Dad was a telephone lineman. So we had a few of these sitting around.

30+ Creative Ways of Reusing Old Vintage Glass Insulators

30+ Creative Ideas Using Vintage Glass Insulators

Glass Insulator Planter & Vase Glass insulator used as a nice little planter to hold flowers Reuse Glass Insulators for Succulent Planting …

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…

30+ Creative Ideas Using Vintage Glass Insulators

Creative Ways to Reuse Old Vintage Glass Insulators - first produced in for telegraph lines, then telephone & power lines to insulate wires from wood poles. They are made from glass, porcelain or composite polymer materials.

Like the arrangement of glass.

I bought some of these(glass caps from electricity poles) the other day from the Antique Box in Elloree SC-best kept secret in the south.

Insulator coat rack! Every time I go into an antique store and see these old glass insulators I swoon! I've just never really though about what I would do with them.  I love this idea though. Especially considering my husband is a lineman!!!

Insulator Coat Rack

12 Creative DIY Coat Racks- Tutorials, including this insulator coat rack by Creatively Living.

I have always loved old insulators. This would look good in my upstairs bath as a towel rack.

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Dishfunctional Designs: Creative Ways To Upcycle Vintage Glass Insulators

Vintage glass electric insulators are so cool! They were used to separate the electrical wires from the wooden te.

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

A pretty place to hang your rain coats this spring! Antique Glass Insulator Coat Rack Shelf tutorial with a little story behind finding these beautiful blue insulators!