|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 email@example.com 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.