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Warehouse Sale (March 19 - 26, 2016) 8 Consecutive Days!!!

posted Mar 13, 2016, 10:16 AM by vivek yadav   [ updated Mar 13, 2016, 10:17 AM ]

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!!!
bunniesandbaskets
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
8am-5pm*
 
"Midnight Madness"
Friday, June 17
*TBA*
 
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!!! 

Blenko limited edition sale, starts 3/17/2014 at noon EST, 9 am PST.

posted Mar 17, 2014, 8:00 AM by vivek yadav

Blenko limited edition sale, starts 3/17/2014 at noon EST, 9 am PST.

Blenko: Black friday weekend

posted Oct 30, 2013, 12:50 AM by vivek yadav   [ updated Oct 30, 2013, 1:22 AM ]

Taken from http://www.blenko.com/Black_Friday_Weekend.html

Friday, November 29th

9:00am-TBD     Stained Glass Panel 

9:30am-2:00pm     (K) Glass Painting-Ongoing

                            Saturday, November 30th

9:30am-11:00    Blown Glass Vase

9:30am-TBD     Stained Glass Mosaic Art
  
10:00am-11:00   Glass Chime Class
 
10:00am-12:00    Blown Ornament

9:30am-2:00pm   (K) Glass Painting-Ongoing

Class Descriptions

  • NEW Glass Chime: Ages 10-up. $45.00/person. Choose and assemble a beautiful glass wind chime that will sparkle in the sun and bring music to your life.

  • NEW Glass Painting: Ages 3-up. $10.00/person. Choose between a small cast animal, glass blank or ornament and use your creative talents to decorate your piece of glass with endless colors and designs. There is no specific start or end time for participants in this class.

  • NEW Stained Glass Mosaic Art: Ages 12-up. $85.00/person. Create a beautiful stained glass mosaic panel in a wooden form. You will have the opportunity to shape your glass, place your pieces and grout your design to create your colorful finished piece. Your finished work will be 14" in diameter including the wood frame.
  • Blown Ornament: Ages 12-up. $35.00/person. Each Participant will choose from selected frit colors and with the assistance of Blenko Artisans create their own one of a kind round ornament.
  • Stained Glass Panel: Ages 12-up. $85.00/person. You will learn the steps required to make a stained glass panel and will then create your own 13" x 13" panel.    
  • Blown Glass Vase: Ages 14-up. $65.00/person. In this class each participant will get to roll their piece of glass in selected frit to pick up the desired colors. Then they will get to heat the piece up to melt the frit and blow their piece of glass into a wooden form so that it can be made into a vase or bowl with the finisher.

Blenko Glass factory, thanksgiving/christmas

posted Oct 30, 2013, 12:49 AM by vivek yadav

November 28, 2013: Closed for Thanksgiving.
November 29, 2013: Black friday sale starting at 8 am.
December 25, 2013: Closed for Christmas.
January 1, 2014: Closed for new years. 


2013 Blenko festival of glass, Aug 2-3

posted Jul 29, 2013, 6:12 AM by vivek yadav

Blenko festival of glass is on Aug 2-3, 2013. Below is the detailed schedule of events. 


www.blenkoglass.com   Festival of Glass 
Course descriptions are listed on www.blenkoglass.com also.  
See below from  Blenko Glass. 

Call us at (877) 425-3656 with questions and to sign up. Class space is limited and will fill fast. To reserve your spot, payment must be secured by Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express at the time of reservation. Cash or Check payments must be received no later than Wednesday, July 31. Classes must be paid in full before the Festival. Any unpaid reservation will be cancelled and reopened to other customers. Credit card paymentswill be processed on Wednesday, July 31. For cash/check payments you may stop by the Main Office Mon-Fri 8am-2:30pm or mail check payments to Blenko Glass Co., P.O. Box 67, Milton, WV 25541. If you have any questions regarding payment, please contact Tammy McDonald at (877) 425-3656. Thank You.

(K) Indicates Kid Friendly Class

Friday, August 2nd
8:30-11:30    Glass Workshop
8:30-10:30    Blown Glass Vase/Bowl
8:30-10:00    Paperweight
8:30-11:00    Acid Etch Glass Jewelry~Guest Instructor Ernie Downey
9:00-TBD     Stained Glass Panel
9:00-10:00    Glass Chime Class
9:00-10:30    (K) Cast Animal Paperweight
9:00-10:30    (K) Stepping Stone Mosaic
9:00-10:00    (K) Glass Painting
10:00-11:30   (K) Small Dalle Mosaic 
10:00-12:30   Dalle Chipping
1:00-3:00      Make your own Water Bottle
1:00-3:00      Blown Glass Vase/Bowl
1:00-2:30      Blown Ornament
1:00-2:30      (K) Stepping Stone Mosaic
1:00-2:00      (K) Glass Painting
1:00-2:30      (K) Cast Animal Paperweight
1:00-3:30      Stacked Dichroic Glass Jewelry~Guest Instructor Ernie Downey
1:00-2:00      Mosaic Nightlight

Saturday, August 3rd
8:30-11:30    Glass Workshop
9:00-11:00    Blown Glass Vase/Bowl
9:00-10:30    Paperweight
9:00-TBD     Stained Glass Panel
9:00-10:30    (K) Cast Animal Paperweight

9:00-10:30    (K) Small Dalle Mosaic 
9:00-11:30     Dalle Chipping

9:00-11:30     Acid Etch Glass Jewelry~Guest Instructor Ernie Downey
10:00-11:00   Glass Chime Class
10:00-11:30   (K) Stepping Stone Mosaic
10:00-11:00   (K) Glass Painting
1:00-3:00       Make your own MINI Water Bottles
1:00-3:00       Blown Glass Vase/Bowl
1:00-2:30       Blown Ornament
1:00-2:30       (K) Cast Animal Paperweight
1:00-3:30       Stacked Dichroic Glass Jewelry~Guest Instructor Ernie Downey
1:00-2:00       Mosaic Nightlight 
1:00-2:30      (K) Stepping Stone Mosaic
1:00-2:00      (K) Glass Painting

150th WV birthday

posted May 7, 2013, 9:17 PM by vivek yadav

June 20th West Virginia will be 150 years old, and as always Blenko will be making a special WV birthday piece. Below are some words about it from the designer, Arlon Bayliss. 


Written by Arlon Bayliss:
150th Birthday Piece:
“Birthday Hearts for West Virginia”
Loving 150 years of West Virginia.
Blenko has put their heart and soul into making a special commemorative piece to mark the 150thBirthday of West Virginia.
Designer Arlon Bayliss writes:
We wanted this piece to be extra special. As I thought about a theme for this important Blenko Birthday piece, my mind kept returning to how West Virginians hold each other in their hearts; to their generosity, hard work and love. The priceless skills of our mold-makers and blowers have led to a remarkable commemorative piece that not only celebrates love, but is made with love too.
Made of turquoise and crystal glass, to represent a mountaineer’s freedom, this eleven-inch tall, ballooning vase expands with billowing hearts from a narrow base to broad rounded shoulders, and a generous flared rim.
Blenko “hearts” West Virginia, and West Virginia “hearts” Blenko!









2012 Blenko festival of glass, AUg 3-4

posted Jul 14, 2012, 2:29 PM by blenko project   [ updated Jul 17, 2012, 4:14 AM by vivek yadav ]

This is the big event for Blenko Glass collectors -  a great weekend for parents and grandparents - its a well planned event.  Classes for all ages,  activities for the kids,  bring a lunch or purchase food from vendors.   Eat near the Blenko Glass Garden and pond.  
 The cost of this weekend is minimal  and depends upon the activities you choose.
Many unique glass items are being made for this event.  In years past -  each shop made onre or two limited edition items to be sold. . . . Return here or /& check out http://www.blenkoglass.com/  for  additional information.

2012 WVa Birthday, June 23, 8 am

posted Jun 16, 2012, 5:51 AM by blenko project   [ updated Jun 16, 2012, 5:51 AM ]

2012


2012 WV birthday piece will go on sale on 23 June 2012 at 8 am at Blenko's visitor center, Milton, WV. There will be a total of 149 pieces for sale at $149 each limited to one piece per customer. More details at 
http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/briefs/x1190168730/Glass-company-has-started-work-on-its-limited-edition-2012-West-Virginia-Day-piece

Blenko Project website updated

posted Oct 14, 2009, 11:16 PM by vivek yadav   [ updated Sep 21, 2011, 8:46 PM ]

The new blenkp project website is under construction. 

This link will be used to post Blenko related announcements

posted Oct 14, 2009, 11:11 PM by vivek yadav   [ updated Jan 21, 2012, 9:52 AM ]

Blenko project's new website will be up on ____/ 

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