Fenton Glass Jewelry Site Coming Soon. . .
To Fenton Art Glass Collectors and Jewelry Fans,
October 2, 2015 Fenton eNewsletter announced
our new relationship with the John Barton Company of Philadelphia, PA. Our goal is to increase our product
offerings and marketing reach and we are very excited about
the prospects. John Barton markets fine men’s jewelry and
their current business includes major retailers and a number of
name brand designer lines. They have a strong design staff working
to bring new design directions to the Fenton Art Glass Jewelry
brand. This background will be a very good fit with the
special history and skills of Fenton.
are pleased to announce the launch of their new web site,
Fentonglassjewelry.com, on February 15th. Shown below is a screen shot from their web
site. Fenton Glass Jewelry will offer handcrafted art glass beads and
jewelry accessories, including many of our popular styles, as well as 74 new
designs for first half 2016.
Starting Monday all sales of active and new bead styles will go through the
new website. There are a number of convenient new features such as a wish
list and an easy review of similar beads.
For a limited time, our current web site, fentonartglass.com, will continue
to have available a selection of retired beads available. Please check there for last
chance offers on limited quantity and custom designed beads.
Our designers, Truda "TJ" Mendenhall and Jena Lane Blair, have been working
continuously for the last three months with the team at John Barton to
develop the new designs. We are very excited about the results as the new
collections are a beautiful combination of coordinating and timely colors
and styles. Be sure to check them out on the new web site on Monday,
Best personal regards,
George W. Fenton
Find a Fenton Dealer. . .
Fenton dealers around the country still have beautiful Fenton Art Glass
selections AND many now carry the Fenton jewelry line!
to find a Fenton dealer near you!
Fenton Gift Shop
Limited Editions . .
Fenton Gift Shop is pleased to
offer these four
new Limited Edition selections. Each piece features a design
by our award-winning Fenton artists, and will be hand
painted, signed, numbered, and dated.
Included in this
grouping are a 5.75" Opal Satin Ghost figurine, a
3.5" Crown Tuscan Sitting Cat figurine, an 8" Opal Satin Chessie Cat Covered Box and an 11"
Opal Satin Alley Cat
figurine, all handcrafted
by Mosser Glass. Each of these Limited Edition pieces was made
exclusively for the Fenton Gift Shop, using a Fenton
You'll love the beautiful butterflies
gracing the front of this Opal Satin Ghost figurine! Frances Burton airbrushed the entire figurine in soft
pastel shades and added colorful orange and gold butterflies
with black tipped wings. These winged beauties are
fluttering gracefully amongst petite
Each Golden Butterflies Ghost is $95.
The soft pink pink pastel hue of Crown
Tuscan glass provides the perfect canvas for Kim Barley's
hand painted "Spring is in the Air!" design on our Sitting
From the colorful flowers, stylized bluebird and bright
the adorable snail and pink heart on the
cat's nose, this figurine is a must have for any
Fenton figurine collector. Each
"Spring is in the Air" Sitting
Cat figurine is $75.
Pre-orders for the Golden Butterflies
Ghost figurine and the "Spring is in the Air"
Sitting Cat figurine will be accepted until midnight (ET) on
Monday, February 15th.
Kim Barley chose a beloved nighttime poem
as her design theme for our Opal Satin Chessie Cat Covered
Her sleeping black
and white kitten is shown snuggling with its own kitty
toy. Twinkling stars and a golden moon watch over this
tender scene. Kim added white dots and petite gem accents
adorn this set for a wonderful "twinkling" effect. Each Twinkle Little Star Chessie
Cat Covered Box is $210.
To pre-order any of these Limited Editions, please call
Fenton Gift Shop:
1-800-319-7793, ext. 342
or send an email,
listing items you want to:
You may also request that we add your email
address to Fenton Gift Shop's mailing list so you
may receive future limited edition notifications.
Our magnificent 11" Alley
Cat is handcrafted in Opal Satin and features
painted design by Robin Spindler. She airbrushed the
background in soft green tones of foliage and trees. As
you view each side of this figurine you'll be amazed at
the meticulous details of each hummingbird, the nests, and
Robin's colorful hues capture the
iridescence of these jewel-toned birds. And, as always,
you've got to love that face (see close-up photos)!
Each Hummingbirds at Home Alley
Cat is $250.
Pre-orders for the Twinkle Star
Chessie Cat Covered Box and the Hummingbirds at
Home Alley Cat
will be accepted until midnight (ET) on Wednesday,
have a question about a piece of glass. . .
We no longer
have the staff to respond to questions regarding glass
identification, values of antique glass, or related
matters that come to us through “Ask Fenton” or by
telephone. There are two collector clubs devoted to
Fenton glass, the Fenton Art Glass Collectors of America
(FAGCA) and the National Fenton Glass Society (NFGS),
that may be of assistance to you. Reference books on
Fenton Art Glass are also available on our web site:
and magazines, however, they do not include current
price guides. We suggest you contact your local antiques
dealer(s), the local library, or one of the collector
http://www.fentonartglass.com/collectors. You may
also find your piece listed on eBay, which may provide
current pricing information. The Williamstown Antique
Mall may also provide assistance: 304-375-6315.
Otherwise, please send email inquiries about glass
eBay Auctions. . .
Here's your opportunity to own
a beautiful, unique, rare,
or one-of-a-kind item through our
Each one-of-a-kind art glass creation is
dated, identified and signed by the award-winning Fenton artist who
Shown here are our latest offerings.
Items featured this week. . .
This spectacular, one-of-a-kind Persimmon
vase reflects all of the skills and talents of
award-winning Fenton designer J. K. "Robin" Spindler.
Her depiction of a lion family (male lion, lioness and
cub) is called "Standing Guard." Made of Persimmon
glass, this masterpiece stands 11" tall and will make a
splendid statement in any home! All the hand painted
details are meticulously done . . .
great example of Robin's talents and skills.
Persimmon is a cased glass with an inside layer of pure
Milk Glass. This
vase is identified, dated and signed on the underside.
Rosalene glass, made with pure gold in the batch, is a
classic color from
Fenton Art Glass, and this one-of-a-kind vase (7.5"
tall) with hand
painted roses decoration by Frances Burton is a splendid
example. The exterior has a wonderfully soft, satin
finish, and the interior is shiny, so the distinctive
pink blush of Rosalene glass is shown to perfection!
Note the ruffles and the tri-crimp, done by a skilled
glassworker at Fenton. The delicate pink roses and green
foliage are meticulously hand painted . . . a great showcase
for the skills and talents of Frances
Burton. This vase is identified, dated and signed on the
Staged by a professional photographer in the 1950s, this
8” x 10” black and white photo captures a finisher’s
bench from the glass production area at Fenton Art Glass
in Williamstown, West Virginia. Various glassworkers’
tools can be seen on the bench, along with a bucket
(used to keep finisher’s paddles wet) and a long snap
that would be used to
hold a glass item. This shot was done during the
planning stage for a Fenton catalog. NOTE: This photo
has the words “FPO Property of Fenton Art Glass” on it
for this auction listing. The actual photo does not have
Take a look at these offerings and other "Buy It Now"
items available on our Fenton eBay Auctions.
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