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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.

Saturday, August 08, 2009

Happy Birthday to BLENKO Collector Skip Copley

Today is the birthday of Skip Copley - Skip is a realtor/ broker in the Mount Pleasant South Carolina - Myrtle Beach South Carolina area.
He and his daughter Julia, own a unique Blenko Glass Collection. Skip's family and friends tells me they will spend the week end, at his lake house, discussing Blenko, jet skiing, water boarding, eating and trading glass with one another.
Skip's collection include items from all the Blenko Designers, many West Virginia Birthday Vases, and a collection of 'end of day' items made and signed by various Blenko Glass workers.
Note: Know a Blenko Collector with outstanding Blenko Glass? Submit their name and address to theblenkoproject@aol.com and we'll ask for permission to photo and display their glass for everyone to view on the Heart of Glass Blog.
Have a great item of Blenko, or a new 'find'? Heart of Glass welcomes your photos, your stories, and tidbits of information about Blenko and American Glass. hjh

4 comments:

chitrakahn said...

Photos of your collection Skip?

Anonymous said...

Hilly
R U in South Carolina?
Sol

Anonymous said...

Happy August Birthday to all Blenko Collectors and Blenko friends.
Margie Hale

Hillary J Homburg said...

Chitra I sent an email requesting photos from Skip.
Anonymous Sol- No I am not in South Carolina.
Margie Hale - Thank you for always thinking of the group a whole. You Margie, are so thoughtful. Did you get down to the Festival of Glass?