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, July 18, 2010

WV Arts and Crafts Fair 2010

Chip Turner of Appalachian glass was on hand at the festival for live glass blowing demonstrations.
Partners Chip Turner & Dave White started Appalachian Glass in March, 2001. They maintain a large portable glass furnace that is taken to craft shows and festivals. With the ultimate goal of increasing public appreciation of American Hand-made glass, glass blowing and crafting demonstrations are done on site.

You can learn more about Appalachian glass, and buy their hand blown glass wares at www.appglass.com .

1 comment:

Phani said...


Do you know the the purpose of the glass balls? are they only for decoration? Are they the same as the one on the christmas tree.