Mother of Pearl
Reasonably Common Patterns
by Stu Horn
Ribbon, Stripe, or Striped
Seen vertical and somewhat swirled.
Flower and Acorn
How this one acquired its name is a mystery to me as I see neither flowers nor acorns. Seems to have a bit more relief than some other patterns.
Some pieces have a more specific name such as the Pompeian Swirl of Stevens & Williams. Found in right and left hand versions. Spacing can vary.
also known as
Graduated somewhat erratic concentric rings resembling a maze - much variation.
Thumbprint like circular drops.
Resembles Stevens & Williams Jewel Glass pattern with addition of air traps.
Rounded hobnail like projections containing the trapped air.