The amberina glass color is characterized by yellow glass in the center of a piece, gradually blending to a red at the outer edge. The process was hard to attain, so you will see differences in the effect. For example, the bowl on the left, a Fenton Little Flowers, has a rather abrupt transition from yellow to red, while the Stag and Holly bowl has a fairly dark yellow on the feet with a very gradual blend to the reddish-yellow at the outer edges. Amberina is a very desirable color. The Little Flowers bowl sold for $1,300 in 1998, another for $1,050 in 2013; the Stag and Holly for $1,800 in 1999 and another for 900 in 2013.

Reverse amberina (at left) is just the opposite of amberina: the central part is red which blends out to yellow at the edges, as seen in this Fenton two-row Open Edge basket. Both amberina and reverse amberina are found in opalescent versions. Fenton was the only company to make any substantial amount of these colors. Also see Reverse amberina opal.
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