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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.

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Blenko Glass

Blenko Glass announces the 2nd Annual Festival of Glass - its this weekend!
Today in my spam folder I found the following info re: Festival of Glass
We are offering all sorts of classes, many different ones and also a couple for younger kids. Demonstrations, Ron Hinkle will be here doing demo on Friday and Saturday, food vendor on site, cake and refreshments on Saturday, Live Radio Remote on Saturday and the most exciting of all is the 4 Craftsmen pieces that will go on sale Saturday. Each glass shop got the opportunity to do their own unique piece using existing molds. Each piece avail is signed by all of the shop craftsmen. . Les Womack will be here Saturday morning (Aug 8)from 9-10 making angels.
Check out the Blenko Glass website for information/ times / cost.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hilary
I came last year, enjoyed the 2 day event, your parents glass garden was the highlight of my weekend.
Will it be available again this year?
I have made no plans.
Margie Hale

lewisphddvm said...

I bought the festival of glass vase last year per your instruction, is there a 2nd annual vase?
Just curious.

lewisphddvm said...

For the record, I agree with Dr. Bob
and also many others the lack of a link to this blog
is bad judgement on behalf of Blenko.

Anonymous said...

Question about the ornaments for WVU and Marshall
is the logo hand written or engraved?
Can you get a real photo to publish?
The website appears to be a graphic imagine.
SM

Hillary J Homburg said...

Margie
There are no plans for my parents garden to be tour for Blenko during the Festival of Glass.
It will be on a tour in Sept.
Email theblenkoproject@aol.com and I'll send you the time/date.
HJH