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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.

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Blenko


'Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected.' Carl Sandburg

Keep this in mind when you shop BLENKO GLASS in Milton, WV for the after Holiday Sale - check the clearance tables in the rear of the shop!

hjh

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Tell me you found this
for nothing at the VC.

sweetdoc said...

Great comment and good commentary on life.
Anonymous you are ignorant!
The glass in photo is vintage and costly.
Visit the Blenko Museum web pages to view quality Blenko glass then return and comment.

Anonymous said...

Is this available in pink?

buckndi said...

That particular decanter is a 6122, meaning it was the 22n'd design of the 1961 line. It was still in the catalog in 1963 and 1964, when rosé was one of the color options. The decanter was made in three sizes, small at 16.5" tall, medium at 21.5" tall, and the large at 26.75" tall. The medium version is pictured in rosé on page 34 of Leslie Piña’s book on the 1962 - 1971 catalog reproductions.

So yes, this one is available in pink, but since it is a vintage piece not curently in production, be prepared to hunt for it, and pay a premium price if the seller knows what they have.

Diane

bone said...

Interesting quote.