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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.

Sunday, June 07, 2009

Myers - Simple / Hard to Find / Oh So Nice . . .


Other than Damon Crain's website and one Texas home - I haven't seen this one before.

Optic rib decanter, designed by Joel Philip Myers in 1970, made for only 2 years, 1 year this color, #7052 in Surf Green, 41.25in.H x 10.25in.D, valued at : $3450

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Will you write about and do photos of the blenko worker who makes jewelry?
I want to buy some but can not find his name or the jewelry at blenko.
Saw him last year during one of the all day events.
Linda D.

annu said...

simple is always good.

susan said...

Blenko in Milton and with a full staff of men?
Is the June 20th sale a go?
Will the Collectors meet this year?
Will you be at tese gatherings?
Have you started at OSU?
What are your plans?
Take care and keep us up to date on your life also, please!
S.

Anonymous said...

Hilly
Are you in Columbus? I will be in Columbus this weekend.
Sol

Anonymous said...

James Woodson is the worker who also makes glass jewelry. He should be set up at WV Day.

Hillary J Homburg said...

Linda
James Woodson was going to make some 'speical WVU items for me last year and I 'loss his address' your email served as a reminder. I'll look him up this week. The Heart of Glass will do a special about his crations for a couple of July post.
He's a creative glassworkers and he is learning to work as amember of a Blenko team. In July we'll feature Woodson and his jewelry.
hjh

Hillary J Homburg said...

Susan
I start OSU on 6/22.
I'll be at Blenko on 6/20.
Other than this - I dunno!
hjh

glassbug said...

Use Damon's info more frequently its good for him and also for us.
I have visited the site 3 times this week.
He does know glass. However (laugh)
He is not a cheerleader!