MADE IN USA
FEATURE | FENTON ART GLASS CO
Founded in 1905 by brothers Frank L. and John W. Fenton, the Fenton Art Glass Company ranks among the world’s foremost producers of handmade art glass. Fenton is the largest manufacturer of ranks
colored glass in the United States, and the company is renowned for innovative glass colors as well as hand-painted decorations on pressed and blown glassware.
For more than a century, Fenton has developed new colors and patterns, including items enhanced with hand-painted floral decorations and 22k gold accents. Fenton glass appeals to all types of customers, and, over the years, this appeal has led to the company’s success.
In 2005, the Fenton Art Glass Company celebrated its 100th anniversary. The firm is now led by third- and fourth-generation Fenton family members, who work side by side with over 100 employees, including skilled glassworkers and decorators, to create beautiful, handmade art glass in Williamstown, West Virginia.
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I love these pieces and the craftsmanship is in detail of each hand painted glass. They are so colorful and fun perfect for gift giving, for the avid collector or for just the right decorating color hue. Here are some that would look great with this year’s decorating trends.
2011 Artist Selection: Michelle Kibbe Design | Temple Jar in Key Lime Opal
Dave Fetty Vase Laventer | Studio Fenton Fall 2010
Artist Selection Design: Kim Barley | Lavender Vase Opaque
Pretty Patio Baroque Bowl in Hyacinth
Perfume Bottle in Copper Blue and Crystal | 2011 Artist Selection Kim Barle Design
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