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Heart of Glass - Blenko Glass

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Sunday, June 21, 2015


Readers - Were you able to get a WV Birthday piece, Happy Afterhours vase or Moonshine jug?

If so, please share your experience and photos!
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4 comments:

Saleem Kumar said...

Much nicer than in years past. Cheers to blenko. More limited editions or special items. Please let us know more about jingles involvement in blank. We 've collected Hinkle for ten plus years.

maggie said...

We got there at nine am....people were getting more than one. No reason to spend the night.

John Thyne said...

Yes! We were there and got the companion pieces, jug and the birthday piece. Surprisingly at 8am Saturday morning, the birthday piece was still not sold out. I got in line at 6:22am and was #114. Unusual according to others that have been there in past years.

I have a picture of the birthday piece and it's companions but do not know how to add it to this post. New to posting in blogs.

annu said...

I didn't like this year's piece. In the past Bayliss designs stood on their own, this one I found lacking. With the addition of new manager also a glass artist perhaps change will arrive. Until then I'll buy Hinkle and Appalachian or vintage glass.