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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.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Miniature Blenko

Question:
Does Blenko make the animals or miniature items I see in the older catalogs.
Thomas W.

Thomas,
The 2015 Blenko Glass catalog is on line.   We don't see animals listed.  Often times we have found unique items ( not in the catalog)  at the Blenko Glass Visitor Center in Milton.
My suggestion is to visit the store and ask,  or phone Blenko Glass and ask if the gift shop has
the item you are searching.
Last we were in Milton,  the Gift Shop had a large selection of paper weights.
Good
hjh

Friday, October 23, 2015

Blenko Glass Company - Milton, W.Va.

Photograph above is of the Blenko Glass WVa Birthday Vase (2015) center.
If you need this vase to complete your WV Birthday Collection.  Our reader
maggie.hyderbad@gmail.com  has thiese three vases for sale.
She is asking $250 for the center and $125 each for the other two.

If you need Birthday Vases to complete your collection - email theblenkoproject@aol.com and we'll notify you when collections are available for purchase.

Thank you for your continued interest in Blenko Glass and WVa Glass.
hjh

Sunday, October 18, 2015

BLENKO PROJECT.


Blenko Project   continues to photograph vintage Blenko Glass and to catalog pieces not found in the Blenko Glass Catalogs. 
Note:  Catalogs are available for purchase on line ( often on EBay) and catalogs are post on The Blenko Project website.
BLENKO GLASS  made in West Virginia by West Virginia  glass artist. 
We also have copies of all catalogs and can send to you photocopies of any page you may need.
The charge for this is 2 cent per copy plus postage.
Note.  There is a wait time of 1-2 weeks - we are an all volunteer group.
HJH

Friday, October 16, 2015

Pumpkins....and the Color ORANGE! This is the season.

 This mug and plate are from FIESTA -  A West Virginia based company.
Blenko Glass   www.blenkoglass.com   For the Very Best Pumpkins!

Thursday, October 01, 2015

What's Happen to ?

Hillary
What happen to Osburn Glass?
Did he return to Blenko?  Is he in good health?
We were in Milton for first time in many years,  just heard Red Powers passed.
If you know anything about Osburn please share.
Arlene R.

Arlene,
   We also enjoyed Dave Osburn's Glass  ( see photo of limited edition clown). 
I'm sorry to say I don't know anything about Dave - the Glass Shop closed several years ago.
    If anyone has answers for Arlene please respond by writing to theblenkoproject@aol.com
and we'll either forward or publish.
HJH