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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.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Blenko Glass Company

Hilary On my last trip to Blenko I noticed they had drilled holes in bowls and they were attached to the walls?  Can they withstand the elements?  Also what did they use to keep the bowls on the wall?  It lookis like screws?
Can you provide more info?   Robert Shelton

Robert,  In this photo it appears the bowls are predrilled and then attached with rubber washers and bolts.  We 'll send note to Dean Six  - Blenko Glass and ask for additional info.
Hillary 
Joel Myers Designed Panels with Blenko Glass Bowls ( flowers) on the walls.

3 comments:

Ahuja Glass said...

Nice glass art and beautiful designs. These products are really useful for interior and exterior decoration.
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Anonymous said...

Hillery
I am waiting for this information.
Like the writer of this note, I want to know.
Thank You.
Alex

Anonymous said...

so sorry i am late in replying
this is dean six, from Blenko
the "bowl" blossoms on the fence idea was one I stole from .....
We drill the bowl
i purchased long bolts, rubber washers, and a hex nut- no screws.
Place a rubber washer and a washer on both sides of the glass - insert the hex head bolt , put it all through the hole in the fense or whatever and the bolt on the far side, DO NOT OVER Tighten!!! Make sure it is firm and snug.
these will withstand as much weather as your window glass - UNLESS something impacts it.