Victorian era Gin Glasses, wee dram glasses, cordial glasses all hand blown glass from the 19th century.
The perfect gin must be served neat in a a small glass not unlike a shot glass. Gin balloon glasses for gin and tonic and gin cocktail glasses are a 20th century invention. Please see the art deco section for some stunning enamelled stemmed glasses. Please remember that Victorian glass and antique gin glasses are green and cost less than the modern equivalents
If you are looking for a whisky glass then a wee dram glass could fit the bill. If you require a tumbler then please look in the tankards and tumblers section. We will have a 19th century drinking glass for you
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