Griswold Cookware

Collectors and collections, History and Stories

Griswold, Lodge, Wagner, Favorite, Wapak, and More!

Griswold Cookware

Collectors and Collections,
History and Stories

Griswold, Lodge, Wagner, Favorite, Wapak, and More!

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Welcome to the blog, where we celebrate our shared love for vintage and antique cast iron cookware. We’re happy you are here, and hope our posts will educate and entertain you. Whether you’re a die-hard Griswold cookware fan or just starting to explore other makers of old cast iron cookware like Wagner or Lodge, we’ve got something that will spark your curiosity. Our mission is to make the world of old cast iron cookware accessible and enjoyable for everyone, and we’re always glad to connect with other collectors and enthusiasts.

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2024 Griswold & Cast Iron Cookware Association Convention in Erie, Pennsylvania

The Griswold & Cast Iron Cookware Association The Griswold & Cast Iron Cookware Association (GCICA) is a vibrant community of vintage cast iron collectors and enthusiasts united by a shared passion for collectible cast iron cookware. Its membership includes those just starting their journey and seasoned collectors with huge collections. The members love vintage cast…

The “Mrs. Potts” Sad Iron

What is a “Sad” Iron? The sad iron got its name from its weight and heft. It played an important role in households of the past, similar to the electric irons we use today. These old irons were heated on wood or coal stoves, a testament to the era they belong to, and were then…

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Cast Iron Glue Pots

I usually love thinking about the history of the old pieces of iron that I run across – where they have been, how they have been used, and who used them. The history of this particular piece, however, was not quite as charming for me to ponder. I ran across a pretty little cast iron…