Heart of Glass - Blenko Glass

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Saturday, October 04, 2014

Glass ID

Hello and thank you for taking the time to answer my questions. I have a Blenko daisy bowl (847) but as near as I can tell, I can't find the purple color listed in any of the catalogs. Is this just a cobalt variation or am I not looking in the correct catalog? I know the bowl was purchased in West Virginia sometime in the last few years, but not in the last two or three. I am interested in documenting when the bowl was produced and the official name of this color.

Thank you and I hope I haven't missed the obvious int he catalogs!




penny said...

Am I excited that someone bought this machine made glass item?
Come on. What happen to photos of excellent glass.
Bruce...where forth art thou.

sweetdoc said...

Deep purple.

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Anonymous said...

Use to be called violet but colors or names change frequently due to problems with chemicals I would guess.
Cobalt is called cobalt but often its a bit more purplish
I have the 2012 - current catalog I'll check this for you.
Dr hilery and Dr v both work full time. I am a semi retired over 60 man with too much time on my hands.
George D.

Anonymous said...

I often buy this set - large bowl and 6 small for wedding gifts.
Best buy at Blenko VC.