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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, April 02, 2008

BLENKO GLASS - WV Birthday Collection


The West Virginia Birthday - Blenko Glass Item will be sold again on June 20th at BLENKO GLASS in Milton, West Virginia.

The design has not be unveiled - so it remains a secret until early June - then BLENKO will allow photos to be shown. I'm suggesting you mark the date on your calendar and make plans to be in line early - these one of a kind vases sell out within 2 hours of the store opening - and the line starts forming sometime before 6 am.

If you don't know about the WV Birthday Pieces check out http://www.blenkoproject.org/ or the Blenko Collectors sites.


Blenko West Virginia Birthday Pieces
One piece is made for each year of statehood starting in 1980. The pieces are an extremely limited production of how many years West Virginia has been a state. Example- 1980 only 117 pieces were produced. All are signed and numbered. West Virginia was the 35th state of the union and was incorporated June 20, 1863.

3 comments:

sweetdoc said...

Do you have a photo of this?
How much is it?
Who will be making it?
What time should I arrive?
How many may I buy?
Where do I go?
Thankx.

Hillary J Homburg said...

Sweetdoc
I do NOT have a photo
WE will post the photo as soon
as it becomes available.
I plan to speak with Rodney Wade
and Randy RIder in May about a date.
Thank you for your interest in this awesome item - you won't be sorry you made a choice to collect the BLENKO BIRTHDAY..the value continues to climb.
HJH

lewisdvdphd said...

Sweetdoc
they made a postcard of this
you can buy at the Visitors Center.
Ask the girls there.