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, March 22, 2012

# 3 WVa Blenko Glass Birthday Series 1982

This beautiful glass is number three in the 1980's WVa Blenko Glass series produced and sold to honor WVa 's Statehood.

This vase was sold in the Diamond Department Store - store opened at 10 am, collectors were standing in line before 5 am to purchase. If you arrived after 8am chances you obtained a vase were not good.

This vase cost less than $50 when purchased. Today is valued at $500 to $ 1,100.



Anonymous said...

Saw this years ago on the Blenko Musuem web page for $750
Did not know it was a Vase made for WV Birthday

Anonymous said...

I like this one
is it available now?