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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, May 05, 2017

Blenko the People - Ivan Mount ( Retired)








Ivan Mount - Finisher


  • Almost 30 years at Blenko ( received 25 year watch) .


  • Favorite thing about Working at Blenko: Loves the people, and brotherhood/friendship  among the workers. He gets to do something new and creative every day.


  • Hobbies: Watching sports, Bowling


  • Family: Wife and 3 children. Sister in law works in shipping at Blenko.


  • Favorite thing to make: Dowels (Randy Rider and others say he makes the best dowels – near perfect with no imperfections or bubbles).


  • What people should know about Blenko: Blenko has such a large variety, there is something for everyone and if you look you are sure to find something you like. Everyone in the state owes it to themselves to check it out.

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

Is that Miler Lite Mr. Mount is drinking? The secret to good glass is Miller Lite?
Oh Glasslady you got caught!
Sol

Anonymous said...

DIET COKE
bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbut AN OHIO IDIOT WOULDNT LOOK HE WOULD JUST ASSUME AS AL HE DRINKS IS CHEAP BEER THEN OTHERS ALSO MUST DRINK CHEAP BEER

MOUNTAIN RITA
MR MOUNTS SOL WOULD APOLOGIZE IF HE UNDERSTOOD HE INSULTED YOU. HE DOES NOT.
EXCELLENT WORDS BY YOU MR MOUNTS, SOME DAY I WOULD LIKE TO FISH WITH YOU AND THE OTHERS. MY FRIEND AND I ALSO ENJOY FLYFISHING DO YOU?

Anonymous said...

Miller Lite isn't cheap!

Anonymous said...

Finisher . Sounds like a member of the mob, whose job is to complete the ending.
Ted

Dr.BOB said...

Ivan
On behalf of the Heart of Glass regulars I want to say thank you, I enjoyed seeing your photo and hearing your positive thoughts about your work and co workers
Next time I am in Milton, I will have 2 more names for faces. My wife and I enjoy feeling we are Blenko insiders.
Goodluck and my wishes are for you to retire from Blenko then return for the days they invite older workers in the next decades.

sweetdoc said...

Mountain Rita
You are not a nice woman.

sweetdoc said...

I agree with other commentors
more interviews and photos when you can find the time.

sweetdoc said...

Ted
Finisher is a highly skilled job
you are on the wrong blog.

Anonymous said...

Ivan
Demand a reshoot the other fella has Hilly along side him in one photo.
Sol

sweetdoc said...

What would the cost be for a window similar to the one behind Mr. Mount?
Approx 3 ft x 4ft

Anonymous said...

He has retired