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June 29, 2007
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Special 1 hour show on Thursday, July 12th from 4am - 5am ET
Due to popular demand ...
Sale Extended Thru August 5!
It's a once-a-year opportunity to shop online... Under the Big Top! for a wide variety of handcrafted Fenton at rock bottom prices. It's just like going to the annual Fenton Gift Shop Tent Sale, only this time you can shop from home!
Shop for lamps, vases, baskets, figurines ... Favrene, Cranberry, Chocolate, Cobalt Blue, Ruby ... Dave Fetty items and more!
Fenton glass must meet exacting quality standards regarding its color and shape. When a piece falls just outside the standard (such as a crimp that is too shallow or too deep), it may be classed as a "second" by one of our trained selectors. As the late Frank M. Fenton liked to say, "These seconds are attractive pieces of our glass, and they can be purchased at very reasonable prices." For many years, the Fenton Gift Shop has had a special area where Preferred Seconds are sold. We're now taking that area online, offering you these Fenton Preferred Seconds at very reasonable prices!
Over 70 items are available Under the Big Top! Plus 20 items will be added each week until August 5.
Shop below for selected pieces or
Dave Fetty Internet Exclusives!
A skilled glassworker, Dave Fetty retired in 1999 after more than 40 years in the glass industry. Dave came to Fenton in 1964 after learning the trade in Milton, WV, at the Blenko Glass Company, where he began as a carrying-in boy when he was 19. Dave's mentor at Blenko was glassworker "Shorty" Finley, who taught Dave many of the skills needed to make glass off-hand (without moulds). Even after his "official" retirement, Dave has continued to contribute to Fenton. Never at a loss for ideas, Dave handcrafts limited editions of off-hand pieces based on his mood and inspiration.
Click here to browse the Dave Fetty items available online today!
Dave Fetty Blue Mosaic Egg
Using black glass and multi-colored frit (including our new Sky Blue), master glass artisan Dave Fetty has created a remarkable Egg (4-1/2" tall). Note the yellow, green, tan and dark red colors in each piece. This piece is embossed with Dave's personal stamp and is signed by Dave, too ("Dave Fetty '07"). Only 21 available!
Dave Fetty Blue Mosaic Vase
Using black glass and multi-colored frit (including our new Sky Blue), master glass artisan Dave Fetty has created a remarkable Vase (8" tall). Note the yellow, green, tan and dark red colors in each piece. The Vase has a hand-applied black glass foot. This piece is embossed with Dave's personal stamp and is signed by Dave, too ("Dave Fetty '07"). Only 27 available!
Fenton Gift Shop Holiday Exclusives...
This 4-1/2" Stars and Stripes on Ruby rose bowl is a sure sign of Americana. The French Opalescent design of Stars and Stripes against Ruby is complemented beautifully with the Cobalt rim. A wonderful addition to any patriotic collection.
To shop online for Fenton Gift Shop Exclusives, click here
Stacy likes "fun patterns" and loves to design landscapes and seascapes. Her brush deftly sweeps on broad strokes of paint but turns gentle when she creates the minute details. "Sometimes I look at a piece of glass and I just know what I want to paint," she says, "It just hits me." However, she admits she is sometimes challenged and she will scour art history books for inspiration. Stacy's work has been recognized with an award from the Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorators.
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5'' Purr-fect Pair Mary Gregory Cranberry Fairy Light
9'' Aubergine Mary Gregory Style Handpainted Vase
3'' Bye-Bye Butterfly Cobalt Blue Purse
4-1/2'' Bye-Bye Butterfly Cobalt Blue Hat
In the Fenton Sample Room this Week
1982 Flower Band Forget-Me-Not Blue Stemmed Sherbet
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This Flower Band pattern stemmed sherbet (5 tall) is the glass color we called Forget-Me-Not Blue, and it was made in 1982. The pale blue is a wonderful shade, and any piece is hard to find today, especially with an original Fenton label!
1930s Royal Blue Vase with an Intricate Decoration
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Simply spectacular! Thats the only phrase we can use to describe this Royal Blue vase (11-3/4 tall!) made in the 1930s. The intricate decoration combines cutting with a blasting process.
Red Carnival Strawberry Pattern Covered Candy Box
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The intricately decorated Red Carnival Strawberry pattern covered candy box (8-1/2 long) was made especially for Wheaton Village (Millville, NJ) just a few years ago. This is number 167 of just 350 made. Its signed by the artist and inscribed with the signatures of Bill Fenton and Don Fenton.
1982 Sculptured Ice Optics Amethyst Vase
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This graceful amethyst vase (6-3/4 tall) was part of our Sculptured Ice Optics line in 1982. The line lasted just one year, so examples are not easy to find today.
Shop for Fenton on eBay!
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Browse and Buy When you see an item you like, simply click on it. You will be taken to the item's detail page where you will be able to learn more about it and add it to your shopping cart.
For a closer look at Fenton Glass, visit an authorized Fenton dealer today. Fenton Art Glass is sold through gift and collectible retailers across the country. Fenton retailers work closely with their collectors, placing special orders for items not in current stock. To find a dealer near you, Click Here!
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