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Charcoal is back!

May 5th 2021

Charcoal is back!

A timeless and practical color that was once in our line, Charcoal is now back in a limited fashion for 2021! Enjoy some of our most popular items in our stunning Charcoal color!Embrace the earthy ton …

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Mother's Day gift ideas!

Apr 15th 2021

Mother's Day gift ideas!

Give a refined classic this Mother's Day with this elegant 13” tall Special Edition “Delphinium” Mother’s Day Vase. Aptly named after the tall and slender Delphinium flowers that symbolize cheerfulnes …

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We've got a glass for that!

Apr 6th 2021

We've got a glass for that!

Bold colors and classic designs set our drinkware apart from the rest. From our best selling dimple glasses to our exciting ring glasses, enjoy your favorite beverage in a fun and stylish piece of Ble …

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We now accept Afterpay at checkout!

Nov 23rd 2020

We now accept Afterpay at checkout!

Afterpay is a buy now, pay later instant lender that divides your total purchase amount into four biweekly payments.Today’s shopper wants a better way to pay. That’s why Afterpay is striving to make p …

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The Craft of Glass Making

Nov 20th 2020

The Craft of Glass Making

Blenko glass is made using the same methods and tools that the master craftsmen in Europe used hundreds of years ago. All workers at Blenko are trained on the job and perpetuate a 1000 year old tradit …

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Oh My Gourd: It's Decorative Gourd Season!

Nov 6th 2020

Oh My Gourd: It's Decorative Gourd Season!

It’s easy to decorate for Fall when you use Blenko pumpkins and gourds!The contrasting colors of our Pawpaw pumpkins and our new Special Edition Gourds can be used to create stunning Fall tablescapes. …

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​It's apple picking season at Blenko!

Sep 8th 2020

​It's apple picking season at Blenko!

Depending on where you live, September to early October is usually prime apple picking season! With that in mind we feature our elegant and 100% handcrafted glass apples.Get yours at https://blen …

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2020 West Virginia Day Event POSTPONED

Jun 16th 2020

2020 West Virginia Day Event POSTPONED

During these unprecedented times, we would like to take a moment and thank each and every one of our customers for hanging in there with us during the shutdown. Many of you have been asking about upco …

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Explore our NEW Cosmos Collection✨

Jan 14th 2020

Explore our NEW Cosmos Collection✨

Get chaoticBeing agitated can be a good thing? At least, it is with our Cosmos decor. Tiny, layered sporadic bubbles are trapped in the layers of glass. Talk about a 'unique' pattern. Tall to Small …

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New Stamp on the New Year

Dec 31st 2019

New Stamp on the New Year

Stick it to 'emOur New Year’s resolution is to steer away from plastic and replace our stickers with silver foil.Harkening back to the good ol' days, each piece of Blenko had a foil sticker in the sha …

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Blenko Featured In Roadtrippers Magazine

Dec 2nd 2019

Blenko Featured In Roadtrippers Magazine

West Virginia has a rich tradition of glassmaking. Thanks to its abundant deposits of the silica sand necessary to make glass, the state once saw as many as 60 glass ventures operating. Today, nearly …

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Blenko Creates 'Vaseline Glass' Pumpkins

Oct 13th 2019

Blenko Creates 'Vaseline Glass' Pumpkins

Just in time for Halloween, we have created a rare and beautiful offering for you to enjoy! An original run of 'Vaseline Glass' was made for the Vaseline Glass Club and now for the very first time, we …

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Plan A Trip To Blenko

Jun 10th 2019

Plan A Trip To Blenko

Blenko is more than just a glass factory, it's an experience!We are honored to be listed on Travel Channel’s list of Top 10 US Factory Tours! Make plans to visit us and have an up-close, fi …

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Introducing the 2019 West Virginia Piece.

May 14th 2019

Introducing the 2019 West Virginia Piece.

This year's West Virginia Day piece, called "Voices", evokes the age old ritual of mountain stories and oral traditions in the Appalachian region for which we are famous. Stories, songs and memories s …

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How Limited Production Colors Are Created

Apr 18th 2019

How Limited Production Colors Are Created

From time to time Blenko must change the colors of glass we are melting in a specific furnace to a color that is not compatible with the color previously made in that furnace At the time of this writi …

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