Heart of Glass - Blenko Glass
Blenko Glass is a West Virginia treasure that spans generations. Nothing symbolizes the state of West Virginia better or more beautifully than Blenko Glass. We will discuss current and former craftsmen and designers and how important it is that Blenko and West Virginia glass be appreciated and valued by the younger generation.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Reminder: Blenko open house and sale, Nov 28-30

Update from Blenko

Annual Holiday Sale & Open House
November 28-30
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Blenko Gift Shop.
The staff has been busy decorating the gift shop and we will spend next week preparing to stock our special holiday items plus a large assortment of our beautiful glassware ranging from our best-selling water bottles, drinking glasses, vases, pitchers and much more.
Check out our insert on Sunday in this Huntington Herald Dispatch and Charleston newspapers.
Hope to see you this weekend!

Monday, November 24, 2014

Holiday sale, Now through Dec 1.

Brand New Holiday Item

We now have three Special Edition Holiday inspired etched water bottles available for purchase in our online store. shop.blenko.com Click on Holiday Items

"Wreath" Available in clover
"Peace on Earth" available in cobalt
"Ornament" available in cobalt

These will be available to order for a limited time only. Order now and take advantage of our Holiday Madness 15% Discount offer while it lasts.

Saturday, November 22, 2014


We hope you can join us for our annual holiday sale. There will be classes, limited edition items, glass signings, tours, special discounts and much more.

Limited edition items will be available on Friday, November 28 at 8:00am in the gift shop. Cards will be handed out at the door. No advance orders or phone orders prior to November 28.

We will have our brand new holiday angel. This year we are debuting the "Guardian" Angel. The colors of bright blue, green and white swirl through the body of this beautiful piece. Limited to 50 numbered pieces available in the gift shop. Each piece will be signed
by retired Master Craftsman Les Womack.

We have two pieces designed by Arlon Bayliss. "Holiday Garlands"
These pieces are "draped generously with expressive trails of festive color. "Holiday Garlands" celebrate the season and look lovely together or solo!" Each piece will be numbered. Limited to 30 pieces of each style available in the gift shop.

(For our customers who can't visit us in person, these items will
be available to order online on Monday, December 1 at 12 noon EST,
9am PST. There will be 30 each available of the "Holiday Garlands"
items and 25 of the "Guardian Angel".

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Blenko Glass: Holiday Sale and Open House November 28-30, 2014.

Here is a complete listing of the classes we will be offering during our Holiday Sale and Open House November 28-30, 2014.

Friday, November 28

*Blown Christmas Ornament
$35.00 per person, Limited to 15 participants

Work with our craftsmen to create your own unique
Christmas ornament you are sure to treasure for years to come.

*Glass Painting and Tumbled Glass Mosaic
Ongoing class upstairs in the gift shop 8:30am-2:00pm
Great for kids.
$10.00 Glass Painting 2 for $10.00 Tumbled Glass Mosaic

Saturday, November 29

Blown Christmas Ornament
$35.00 per person, Limited to 15 participants

*Blown Ruffle Vase
$65.00 per person, Limited to 15 participants

Create a beautiful mini, multi-colored vase . You will work with our craftsmen to help form the vase, including blowing the piece.

*Stained Glass Mosaic Plate
$50.00 per person, Limited to 8 participants

You will work with Blenko sheet glass to create a beautiful
design on a 14" wooden plate. Our artist will assist you in the
design and finishing of the piece.

*Glass Painting and Tumbled Glass Mosaic
Ongoing class upstairs in the gift shop 9:30am-2:00pm
Great for kids.
$10.00 Glass Painting 2 for $10.00 Tumbled Glass Mosaic

Call us Monday-Friday at 877-425-3656 from 8am-2:00pm to sign up. Class must be secured with a credit card.

We hope you can join us for this event. We love to talk to our
customers and participants and show them a little bit of what we do on a daily basis. When you make your own piece of glass you are making a little bit of history. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014



You can now order the new "Bubble" Snowman that we introduced at the gift shop a couple months ago. We are now producing these in anticipation of the holiday season. Order on our online store at www.blenko.com. Click on the online store and then click on Holiday Items. The price is $52.00 each plus freight.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Kissin Kates

Kissin Kate's,  one of our favorite vintage and after market Blenko Glass sellers sent photos of glass in their shop.
This is a wonderful way to start your Xmas shopping!
Below is a photo from the 1st Floor of the South Charleston Antique Mall. They brought in 20 new pieces for the Christmas season.
If you need additional info - email  theblenkoproject@aol.com or contact the owners Tim and Linda ( aka Kissin' Kate's Antiques) https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kissin-Kates-Antiques/719760098108000

Friday, November 14, 2014

Keith Lahti Pottery Show November 15 & 16 Reminder

Remember the Keith Lahti Pottery Show is Today and Tomorrow,  November 15 & 16

Make a weekend excursion and plan to visit McColley Studio in nearby Chloe to see the work of  Connie McColley (jewelry), Lynn Gundry (stained glass) and Margie Mills (fiber), Karen Shreve (jewelry) and Kathy Russell (handmade truffles)

Info at 304 655-7429

Or Visit http://www.handmadecremationurns.com/