|2012 WV Birthday Vases - Plate made by Ernie Downey a West Virginia|
Photographer and glass artist.
This year Mr. Downey will be making a limited number of plates with the 2013 WV Birthday Vase
if you don't collect the WV Birthday Vases ( the are pricey) you could start a collection of Ernie's plates.
Check out the Blenko Glass website for additional information re: the WV Birthday Event.
If you are a newbie to Blenko Glass collecting email firstname.lastname@example.org for a pamphlet with information on hotels, places to visit, places to shop etc.
Note: While in WVa you'll want to visit THE PURPLE MOON located in Charleston, WVa.
Purple Moon has a large collection of vintage Blenko Glass.
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.