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, March 29, 2010

Tim and Karin Alonzo's Paperweights

Tim and Karin Alonzo of Texas are said to have one of the best - if not the best collection of Blenko paper weights. Paperweights ( American paperweights please) are a good collectible for anyone - small, easily stored, many independent glass makers offer paper weights.
While we BLENKO - paper weighs are offered by more than 100 USA makers. Check back for information about the Official Paperweight Collectors Association.
NOTE: The paper weights shown are vintage - Blenko Glass Gift Shop currently has a small selection of paperweights. Paperweights are made by the more skilled craftsmen. hjh

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1 comment:

sweetdoc said...

Why does all the best glass belong to people in Texas?