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.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

What Are You Looking For?

Vintage Blenko Glass Decanter #566 by Wayne Husted This is Blenko decanter number 566 in purple. It was designed by Wayne Husted for Blenko, circa 1956, and has a. shouldered heavy form with a flattened body. This decanter measures 11 inches tall by 8 inches wide.

My Dad has this in a teal color and this purple. He's looking for other colors in the same decanter.

What are you looking for?

The most successful collectors are the ones who KNOW what they are looking for, perhaps this is true is all life adventures IF you have knowledge about your wants and desires . . . the search will be quieter, quicker, and more successful, also let others know what you are looking for. One reason to join a Collectors Group is to have friends who share your passion for glass and the search for particular glass items. What one person considers beautiful in color and shape another might find not so beautiful . This is true in life and glass collecting, which adds to the fun of collecting with a group.


Anonymous said...

What are you looking for Hilly?

Phani said...

How would you define this color? brown?

Anonymous said...

It's an amethyst.