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.
Monday, February 08, 2016
Blenko Glass is handcrafted in West Virginia. www.blenkoglass.com
Sunday, February 07, 2016
My maw maw passed this past year. I inherited and do not want her West Virginia and Ohio glass. Its a bunch of odd n ends except for the State Birthday Vases.
She has the first four and the last eight.
I have been told the first ones are worth about 1,000 each and the later ones about $500.
Is this accurate? Will you help us find someone who needs these?
Blenko and most other vintage glass is worth whatever another is willing to pay. I will post your note. If you will send photos - I'll add these.
Most collectors will want to see the bottom and a good quality photo of the entire piece.
Thank you for reading.
If you want to learn more about Blenko Glass -- the history and also learn about collecting, may I suggest The Blenko Project, another good site is Blenko Glass Collectors - Blenko Four, and of course the Blenko Glass Company website and facebook pages devoted to Blenko.
|She has 1980 - 84|
|She has 2012 - 2015|
Friday, February 05, 2016
Should you have a good item that is a duplicate for you, or that you no longer love. We may be able to help. Please send photo, description and a contact info and we'll post the photo. Our readers, many of whom just began ( 1-5 years) collecting and are in need of older and unique colors of Blenko.
Please send to TheBlenkoProject@aol.com
Sample of Ideal Valentine's Day Gift - Card and Blenko!
|Blenko Glass - Martini Pitcher|
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Monday, February 01, 2016
If you haven't been....may I suggest you mark this event in your calendar and attempt to attend.
Each year they sell Artist Proofs, odd ball glass, 2nds and many items that are just discontinued.
While I have not been in several years, each year many readers write to speak of the beautiful and VERY NICELY PRICED items they purchased.
My parents used to go yearly and buy gifts for their entire office staffs. During this event, one can obtain Blenko Glass water bottles for as low as $16.... consider buying in bulk for your gift closet.
Each year I receive a letter from the Conner family -- they bring their van and fill it with items to
resell on EBay and Etsy.
For the exact dates and times please phone 304 743 9081 - check www.blenkoglass.com Blenko Glass website, or the Blenko Collectors on face book.
|Photo from Conner Family - Warehouse Sale 2015|
We welcome you to become a part of the Blenko Family.*
Our goal is to raise awareness of the wonderful handcrafted glass available in West Virginia.
We will attempt to assist you with documenting your glass, finding new homes for your glass.
Thank you for reading and for your continued interest in Blenko Glass.
* Blenko Glass website.