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Blenko Glass: Behind The Scenes

Blenko artisans creating all-handmade, glassware.
Courtesy of Iowa Public Television
Blenko artisans creating all-handmade, glassware.

Airs Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 at 8 p.m. & Sunday, Dec. 16 at 2:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Keith Morris, blower for Blenko Glass Company.
Courtesy of Iowa Public Television
Keith Morris, blower for Blenko Glass Company.

This high-definition program takes viewers into the heat and heart of the Blenko glassworks to see how the beautiful, all-handmade, glassware is created.

Each piece is unique and so are the artisans and members of the Blenko family who continue this proud, 100 year tradition.

Blenko Glass Company has been a family owned and operated company since 1893. They have been located in Milton, West Virginia since 1921. Visit the Blenko Glass Company website to read more about their history, view photos and explore the online store.

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