Fenton Art Glass Presents. . . "Farewell to Williamstown"
For those of you who haven't heard, the
Fenton Art Glass factory site has been purchased by Wood
County Schools. The factory and Fenton Gift Shop buildings
will be demolished later this summer as they prepare for
construction of a new Williamstown-Waverly Elementary
School on the site. For more information on
the 111+ year history of Fenton Art Glass,
click here. A final auction (details mentioned below)
will be held on Saturday, June 24th.
Fenton Gift Shop is in the process of
moving to a new location (just down the road): 2242
Williams Hwy., Suites 107-108, Williamstown, WV 26187.
Watch this newsletter and our Facebook page for news on
our re-opening at this location, hopefully by mid-July!
As we prepare for our move, we must clear
out remaining factory inventory of handcrafted glass,
jewelry, reference materials, and more. There are many
online specials available! Click on each link below for a
"while supplies last" offering of handcrafted jewelry,
reference materials and more!
Enjoy a 70% Fenton Flash Sale Discount on
Jitterbuggin' Dragonfly . . .
larger-sized Impression glass bead with a hand applied
decoration designed by jewelry designer Truda "TJ"
Mendenhall. This design reminded her of a Dragonfly
dancing among the garden blooms. Each Impression bead is
initialed by the talented artist who completed it. The
size of this bead is approx. 1.25" in height and may vary
slightly because of the handmade process.
This Impression Bead has been retired
and available While Supplies Last at a 70% discount with
free shipping until 8 p.m. on June 30th!
Originally $85, Now $25.50 each with FREE shipping via USPS,
NEW Limited Edition Designs
from Fenton Gift Shop.
Fenton Gift Shop is pleased to offer new
Limited Edition selections for pre-orders. Each piece features
a hand painted design and is signed, numbered and dated by one
of our talented designers. All of these selections were
handcrafted exclusively for the Fenton Gift Shop by Mosser
Glass, using a Fenton mould. Included in this
offering are an 8" Chessie Cat Covered Box, 11" Alley Cat,
5" Stylized Cat, 10" Feather Vase, 6.75" Bridesmaid Doll, and a 5"
Duck, each figurine handcrafted in Opal Satin glass.
One look at Michelle Kibbe's design and we knew
it would be named "Playtime Cat"! Three different cats are
shown on this impressive 11" tall Alley Cat figurine. . . one
cat appears to be taking a "cat bath" while watching the
playful antics of two tabby cats. Note the wonderful golden
eyes and hand painted details on the face!
Each Playtime Cats Alley Cat Figurine is $235.
Kim Barley's lovely hand painted design
adorable gray cat appearing to listen as a Ruby-throated
hummingbird seeks nectar from lush cherry blossoms. Her
design covers the front of this Chessie Cat Covered Box.
Kim added blossoms to the back and ripe cherries adorn
the lid! Note the flower petals on the base!
Each Cherry Blossoms Chessie Cat Covered Box is
It's never too early to start planning for
Halloween! You'll want to add this wonderful "Halloween
Witch" Stylized Cat to your upcoming tabletop display!
Designed by Kim Barley, this whimsical feline has been
transformed into a happy witch, complete with a black hat,
striped stockings, star and moon cape, and broomstick!
Note the cute large-eyed purple spider dangling from its
broom handle web and the gray mouse peeking out of a
carved grinning pumpkin!
Each Halloween Witch Stylized Cat Figurine is
Pre-orders for the Playtime Cats
Alley Cat, Cherry Blossoms Chessie Cat Covered Box and
Halloween Witch Stylized Cat will be accepted
until midnight (ET) on Monday, June 26, 2017.
To pre-order any of these Limited Editions, please call the Fenton Gift Shop: 1-800-319-7793, ext. 342 or email:
email@example.com. Include the
items you want to purchase in the subject line. You may also
request that we add your email address to our mailing list for
news on upcoming Limited Edition offerings.
Our Feather Vase provides the perfect
canvas for Kim Barley's hand painted Strawberrylicious
design! The entire vase is airbrushed in a soft pastel
green and Kim added lush ripe strawberries and blooms.
These berries look good enough to eat!
Note the hovering bumblebees! A smaller version of the
strawberry and blossom appears on two sides of the vase.
Each Strawberrylicious Feather Vase is $160.
Michelle's "folk art" style works well on
our duck figurine. Hand painted scrolls and dot accents
adorn the top and large flowers in brown tones appear on
each side. The overall figurine is a pastel blue color
with white accents. Note the unique look to the head!
Each Folk Art Flower Duck Figurine is $75.
Right: Michelle Kibbe created a
delightful "Daisy" design
on the skirt of this beautiful Bridesmaid Doll figurine.
Note the lovely bouquet with matching blooms and flower
accent in the hair.
This figurine will make a wonderful addition to any
figurine or doll collection!
Each Delightful Daisy Bridesmaid Doll Figurine is $115.
Pre-orders for the Strawberrylicious Feather Vase,
Delightful Daisy Bridesmaid Doll and
Folk Art Flower Duck Figurines will be accepted
until midnight (ET) on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.
To pre-order, call Fenton Gift Shop:
1-800-319-7793, ext. 342 or send us an email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the
name(s) of the
items you want to purchase in the subject line.
Fenton Art Glass Auction Scheduled for June 24th. . .
As some of you may already know, there have been auctions
on the premises at the Fenton Art Glass factory during the
past few weeks. The next auction, scheduled for June 24, begins at 10 a.m. EDT and will be conducted by
local auctioneer Mike Voshel, proprietor
of the Williamstown
Click here for preview time and further
information, as well as photos of the items to be sold at this auction. Scroll
down the page until you see the Fenton auction listings. Questions regarding these auctions should be directed
to the Williamstown Auction Center: 304-375-5815 or email:
Due to preparation for the fourth Fenton Art Glass auction on
June 24, and Fenton Gift Shop's upcoming "move", the Gift Shop will be closed
until further notice at the Williamstown location. Watch for
news on a re-opening date at the
new location: 2242 Williams Hwy., Suites 107-108,
Williamstown, WV 26187. Pre-orders for the new Limited Edition
offerings shown in this newsletter will be accepted as usual
by phone or email: email@example.com or
by calling 1-800-319-7793, ext 342.
Fenton Art Glass
eBay Auctions. . .
an opportunity to own a beautiful "one-of-a-kind" art glass
creation or a piece of Fenton history through our weekly eBay
auctions. This auction ends at noon (ET) on Wednesday, June
Items featured this week.
With satin-finished Blue Burmese glass for her canvas, Fenton
artist Michelle Kibbe designed and hand painted this splendid
one-of-a-kind vase (12" tall). Her design features lush Iris
flowers and a simply wonderful Mockingbird that is so
realistic that we can almost hear its distinctive song!
Michelle's hand painting talents and skills are displayed to
perfection on this piece! The Mockingbird is also the state
bird for these states: Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi,
Tennessee, and Texas.
You’ll love the meticulously hand painted details of a
majestic Eagle soaring high above the treetops on this
one-of-a-kind Alley Cat! This 11” tall satin finished cobalt
blue Alley Cat was designed and hand painted by award-winning
Fenton artist J. K. “Robin” Spindler. All the details (trees,
rocks, etc, etc.) are just perfect. This Alley Cat is signed
inside "OOAK GSE2017 hand painted by JK Spindler". Using an
historic Fenton Art Glass mould that originated at U.S. Glass
in Tiffin during the 1920s, our friends at Mosser Glass
handcrafted this Alley Cat in rich cobalt blue glass as an
exclusive for Fenton Gift Shop.
This Fenton Hobnail pitcher (5.5" tall) is cased glass,
featuring a Milk Glass interior and a ruby exterior. The
exterior fades from a dark ruby color to a vivid orange hue.
Note the applied crystal handle. Hobnail is a classic Fenton
pattern and there are many collectors who seek the varied
Hobnail pieces made by Fenton Art Glass over the years. This
pitcher has been personally signed by company president George
Click here to place your bid! This Fenton eBay auction ends at noon (ET) on
Wednesday, June 28, 2017.
NOTE: Due to the
upcoming holiday and move to a new location, there will not be
an eBay auction beginning on July 5th.