How to Make New Glass Look Like Mercury Glass
Give plain glass a mottled mercury finish
A plain hurricane imitates antique mercury glass with a mottled-mirror paint finish. A simple spray of special paint will create a metallic coating that harkens back to old-time materials.
Prep Glass Piece
Wash and dry the glass piece. Lay the piece on its side, and spritz the bottom of the interior with water so that beads form on the glass.