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.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Mark your calendar: Blenko Spring Warehouse Sale March 19-26

Warehouse Sale 
(March 19 - 26) 8 Consecutive Days!!! 
Once again we will be offering amazing deals as we open our warehouse to the general public. This year we are pleased to announced that we will be open for 8 consecutive days includingSunday, March 20! Cash, check, and all major credit cards are accepted and parking will be available at the warehouse and in front of the factory. Come in early for the best selection on Inventory over-runs, Dalle de Verre slab glass products and Antique Sheet Glass products. Limited availability on specialty colors and designs. Prices as marked. No additional discounts or coupons.
Warehouse Sale Hours:
Saturday 9am - 4pm
Sunday 10am - 3pm 
Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm
Spring Open House Event 
(Saturday, March 19, 9am - 4pm)
Along with our Annual Warehouse Sale, our Spring Open House Event will also be held at our Visitor Center Store on Saturday, March 19. Visitors will be able to participate in classes (fees apply) and two new Limited Edition Items will go on sale Saturday, March 19 at 9am at the Visitor Center Store. (tickets will be passed out at the door). Each piece is limited and hand numbered. Limited 2 per style per person. Limited Edition Items can be seen below. Special Edition Bunnies will also be available while supplies last. Bunnies are not signed or numbered but quantities are limited, get yours while supplies last! Along with this, this year we are also offering a 15% Discount on everything in our gift shop, excluding Limited Edition,  Special Edition Items & Customized Etched Items by Mindy. Discount valid ONLY during this event; 9am - 4pm and ONLY at Visitor's Center Store.    
Limited Edition & Special Edition Items 
(On sale March 19 at 9am at Visitor Center Store)
"Hydrangea" Vase & Pitcher.
Pastel inclusions of Light Blue, Pink, Green & White coloration mix together to form these 2 breathtaking classics. Their muted and elongated colors are reminiscent of spring rain and the beautiful flowers that they are patterned after. Vase & Pitcher are approximately 10'' tall. 40 signed & numbered pieces will be available in both styles. "Hydrangea" Vase is $50 & "Hydrangea" Pitcher is $54.
Special Edition Bunnies.
A true tribute to the Easter season, these bunnies are completely hand-formed by our team of skilled glass artisans with a twist of specially selected colored glass encased inside of each. The height of each bunny varies but they are generally around a chubby 5.5'' in height with a flop ear. Bunnies are available in "Hope" & "Springtime" Designs. $52 each
Online Exclusives!!!  
(Monday, March 21 at 12 noon EST)
For our customers who can't visit us in person. We will be offering 40 of our Limited Edition "Hydrangea" Vases & Pitchers for online purchase Monday, March 21 at 12 noon Eastern time, 9am Pacific time at shop.blenko.com. Each piece is limited and hand numbered. Limit 2 per style per person. No phone orders will be accepted. Shipping charges will be calculated at the time of shipment. No special number requests will be taken, numbers will be assigned as orders are received.
Easter Specials!!!
Just in time for the holiday and our Open House Event, our Easter Bunnies, Easter Eggs and Easter Baskets are sure to be a customer favorite this time of year. AvailableSaturday, March 19 at the gift shop. No two eggs or bunnies are exactly alike. Get yours while supplies last.
Signing Events!!!
Walter Blenko Jr. will be attending our Spring Open House on Saturday, March 19 for a special signing event. Signing event times will be announced soon. Check back for information or like us on Facebook to receive the most up to date information.
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Save The Date!!!
Here is a list of special factory events and dates.
Paperweight Circle
Friday & Saturday
March 11 & 12
Garden Party
Saturday & Sunday
May 14 & 15
West Virginia Day Event
Saturday, June 18  
*Special VC Hours
"Midnight Madness"
Friday, June 17
Festival of Glass
Friday & Saturday,
August 5 & 6  
Class Schedule 
(Friday, March 18) 
Make Your Own Glass Easter Eggs
$38.00 per person
Class times: Approx. 9:30am-11:30am & 12:15pm-2:15pm 
Back by popular demand we will have our Make Your Own Easter Egg class. Each person will work with our craftsman to create two multi-colored glass Easter eggs.
(Saturday, March 19
Make Your Own Glass Easter Eggs
$38.00 per person
Class times: Approx. 9:30am-11:30am & 12:15pm-2:15pm 
Back by popular demand we will have our Make Your Own Easter Egg class. Each person will work with our craftsman to create two multi-colored glass Easter eggs

Stained Glass Panel Class
$85.00 per person
Class times: 9:00am - Finish 
In this class each participant will learn the steps required to make a stained glass panel and will then create their own 8'' x 10'' panel.
Sign-ups for classes begin today, February 26 and class space is extremely limited. Give us a call at 304-743-9081 if interested. Credit card required to hold reservation. We hope to see you soon!!! 

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