National Mason Jar Day is celebrated on November 30 in the USA, dedicated to the most famous banks that have gone around the world. So, what is so special about them that they were awarded a separate holiday?
In 1858, blacksmith John L. Mason had the brilliant idea to create a machine that could cut metal blanks for cans that were strong and airtight. This invention revolutionized the canning industry and the Mason jars quickly became a must-have item for all homemakers.
The jars are sold with lids or separately, with the caveat that the lid can only be used once and then it needs to be replaced. The Mason jars gained immense popularity in the USA in the 1960s and were used for a variety of purposes, from decorative pieces to storing smoothies and desserts, jams, and even ginger tea and lemonade with a special straw hole for added aesthetics.
- Mason jars are highly sought after by collectors and antique models can fetch high prices at auctions.
- These jars are often used as light fixtures, adding a stylish touch to any room.
- They are also great for storing small items, such as buttons, cosmetics, and other small items.
- Mason jars look great when they are painted, covered with lace, or decorated with fabric.
How to take part
On National Mason Jar Day, use the jar for any occasion – from presenting it as a gift to your mom, grandmother, or friend to throwing a party and using Mason jars as much as possible. Get creative and come up with your own unique ways to celebrate the day!
When is National Mason Jar Day celebrated in 2023?
National Mason Jar Day is observed on November 30 each year.