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August 3, 2006

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In this issue:

• Color Your World with Fenton Art Glass

• Fetty Crayons Vase and Egg

• Fenton Sample Room

• Gift Shop Exclusives

• NFGS, F.A.G.C.A. and the Tent Sale

• Clearance Corner

• Relay for Life and Lee Middleton Exclusives

• Fenton Bears

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Color Your World with Fenton Art Glass!

Crayola brand crayons were the first kids' crayons ever made, invented by cousins, Edwin Binney and C. Harold Smith. The brand's first box of eight Crayola Crayons made its debut in 1903. The crayons were sold for a nickel and the colors were black, brown, blue, red, purple, orange, yellow, and green.

Two years later, on May 4, 1905, Frank L. Fenton and his brother John started the Fenton Art Glass Company.

Today Fenton Art Glass is among the world's foremost producers of handmade art glass. Fenton has become renowned for innovative colors and decorative treatments on pressed and blown glassware for over a century. The first Fenton colors were Crystal, Blue Opalescent, Green Opalescent, French Opalescent and Chocolate. Other innovative colors by Fenton were Burmese and Carnival Glass.

For more Fenton history, click here.

To shop for 50 different Fenton colors on the Fenton website, use the dropdown box below, select your color and click go!

The Dave Fetty Crayons Egg and Vase...Fun, Funky and Fantastic!

4 1/4" Dave Fetty Crayons Egg

Another creation from master glass artisan Dave Fetty complements his amazing Crayons vase. Made with several opaque "crayon" colors swirled through Black glass and covered with pure crystal, this artistic egg will make a stunning paperweight or table ornament. Seven colors - including brown, orange, yellow, two shades of green and two different reds - combine in ever changing blends to make this unique objet d'art for the home or office of discriminating collectors. Each egg is individually handblown and stamped with Dave Fetty's special logo. Has the signature of Scott Fenton. Limited to 1250 pieces. buy now

10 1/2" Dave Fetty Crayons Vase

Master glass artisan Dave Fetty has done it again, creating a fun, funky and fantastic vase for our 2006 Connoisseur Collection! This beautiful vase features swirls of opaque "crayon" colors, and its organic shape is decidedly contemporary. The Crayons Vase begins with a gather of our Aubergine glass on a blowpipe. Seven different colors of frit are needed, including brown, orange, yellow, two shades of green and two different reds! These colors combine to create one truly magnificent piece! An outer layer of pure crystal is the final touch...Crayons is simply glass craftsmanship at its finest. Collectors will love Crayons. That's no secret! buy now

New Sample Room Items this Week

3 1/2" Dave Fetty Hanging Hearts Blown Bear

Fans of Dave Fetty love Hanging Hearts, and many of them also like Fenton's famous Bear figurine. Dave has combined these two favorites to create this lovable, incredible 3 1/2" piece. Personally signed by Dave Fetty. bid now

• To bid on items from the new Fenton sample room

Fenton Gift Shop Exclusives

• To shop for Fenton Gift Shop Exclusives

New for 2006! A simple Merry Christmas 2006 and pine cone design has been handpainted on this Ruby Glass miniature Bell. Produced exclusively for the Fenton Gift Shop as part of the 2006 collectible ornament series.

• To buy the 3 1/4" Fenton Gift Shop, Merry Christmas 2006, Ruby Mini Bell

New for 2006! A cheery holly berry and mittens design has been handpainted on this Ruby Glass miniature Bell. Produced exclusively for the Fenton Gift Shop as part of the 2006 collectible ornament series.

• To buy the 3 1/4" Fenton Gift Shop Holly Berry and Mittens Ruby Glass Miniature Bell


NFGS Convention Wraps Up...

F.A.G.C.A. Convention Starts...

Last Week of the Tent Sale...

• The Fenton Art Glass Collectors of America are having their 30th annual convention August 1-4, at the Holiday Inn in Parkersburg, WV. There are wonderful glass displays plus a special factory tour and glass sale. They have seminars with club members as well as Fenton family members and employees. For more information, contact the F.A.G.C.A. office at 304-375-6196.

• Only a few days remain to attend Fenton's Annual Tent Sale, June 23 to August 6. It's a once-a-year opportunity to shop under the Big Top for a wide variety of handcrafted Fenton at prices that just keep getting better! Save an additional 40% on everything under the tent through August 6. more.

From left to right, Claire Kauffing, Dave Fetty and Alan Kauffing. Claire and Alan were the winning bidders on this beautiful Dave Fetty Hanging Hearts Bowl. Their final bid was $2500! This year's National Fenton Glass Society (NFGS) convention was held July 29 to July 31 at the Lafayette Hotel in Marietta, Ohio. For more information contact Sue Fischer at 740-374-3345.

Everything is discounted in the Fenton Clearance Corner. All first quality items. New items added weekly! shop now

Fenton Glass Relay for Life Exclusive

Fenton Glass

"Happy Daffy"

Walking Shoe

($34.99 U.S.)

Employees of Fenton Art Glass are participating in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, Aug. 11 and 12, 2006 in Williamstown, WV.

Relay for Life is an exciting community gathering where everyone can participate in the fight against cancer.

Show your support and help us raise money by purchasing the Fenton “Happy Daffy” Walking Shoe.

Handpainted and signed by the artist and limited to only 200 pieces.

• For more information

Lee Middleton Exclusive

This little sweetie is dressed in a full-skirted satin batiste dress. A delicate embroidered flower pattern accents her scalloped bib collar and scalloped skirt hem. A beautiful hand-painted, artist signed Fenton Art Glass baby bootie decorated with a matching floral design is included with this little toddler. Limited Edition of 504.

• For more information


Fenton Bears...


5239 3H

4" PJ Babies Daydreaming Bear


5233 3R

3 3/4" PJ Babies Reclining Bear


5233 Q4

3 3/4" Inspirations on French Opalescent Bear

5151 QL

3 1/2" Lil' Punkin', the Halloween Bear

5151 NG

3 1/2" Nature Company Rosemilk Bear

5151 DC

3 1/2" Dewdrops Hunny Luv Opal Satin Bear

For a closer look at Fenton bears, visit an authorized Fenton dealer today.

To find a dealer near you, click here.

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