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.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Blenko Designers -

If you are just starting a BLENKO COLLECTION, check out http://www.blenkoproject.org/, the Blenko Collectors Society Webpage, Blenko Museum, google BLENKO, The Blenko Collectors Four is a most excellent site - look at the items made by each designer. Many designs by John Nickerson (blue jacket) Winslow Anderson (Black jacket) and Wayne Husted (preppy sweater and blue shirt) are still available at the Visitors Center. Read before you go, or else go -' fall in love' with some BLENKO, then come home and research the item.
Blog friend SWEETDOC reports she buys only what she loves, thus she doesn't worry about price fluctuation. Happy Blenko shopping. hjh Note: I am having computer issues - This should be posted on Tuesday at 6am EST.

John Nickerson signing Charisma glass.

Wayne Husted shown with a series he designed after
9/11. This grouping is considered a "must have" by
most Blenko Collectors. Limited #.


Dr.BOB said...

Your complaints about bad camera and computer are reminder to push you to complete the foundation funding papers we sent. We have informally spoken to Maier, Peyton,
McIntyre etc on your behalf.
The entire project and your invovlement should become part of a permanent collection.
Seeing you fulfill your committment to educate younger people will maake us very happy.

Anonymous said...

Will you be at the 1st Blenko Open House?

Phani said...

Blenko's Heritage!!

bridgett said...

Well I was sulking about the money I have spent on Blenko until yesterday. A friend went to sale in Conn and paid double what I have paid for Blenko at an estate auction. So I am again happy and not caring about who is or isn't running Blenko.
Anyone has Williamsburg items they want to sell?
or allow to be adopted by single physician who will care for them w/o dishwasher or harsh detergents?

susan said...

Photographs not very complimentary of the subject.

Anonymous said...

Are these 3 dead?