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 09, 2009
The Vintage Modern glasshouse Newsletter, Issue No.12
Bigger is not always better, but all things being equal, size does matter! The Architectural Scale genre introduced by Wayne Husted, pioneered by Winslow Anderson and produced by the Blenko Glass Company is a pivotal proto-Studio Glass development in the production glass field. Whereas Tiffany had “Favrille Glass,” Kosta had Ariel glass, and Venini had Incalmo, the Blenko Glass Company had Architectural Scale. Unequivocally, the Architectural Scale genre is the single most important innovation in mid-century American glass.
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