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, July 16, 2008
Readers Respond to Bubble Glass Question.
“Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi. You’re my only hope.” The questions come daily, and you guys are always so kind to provide answers, more insight, and sometimes photos. Your responses I'm certain are what make the new / beginner collectors return!
Some mornings while reading my mail I feel like a STAR WARS character. Yet it seems the BLENKO GLASS and WV Glass lovers always arrive to assist to provide support for me and for BLENKO GLASS. Belonging to a community is a 'good thing.'
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amodernguy has left a new comament on your post "Answer: Question about Bubble Glass":
The photo is indeed of Blenko's Vineyard line.There were also some pieces done utilizing a "controlled bubble" technique where small air bubbles were evenly positioned in the glass as part of the design. I have a charcoal lamp with these controlled bubbles. There is a photo of it currently on a post regarding mid- 20th century lamps at Just a Modern Guy. Note: Chuck and his bride Ms. Modern Gal own the PURPLE MOON in downtown Charleston. The #1 place in the tri state for Vintage 20th
Century items of quality. When you visit - if you don't see what you want - ask them - they'll help you find the item(s).