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September 7, 2006

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In this issue:

Take a Trip to West Chester, PA

Fenton Sample Room

Fenton Trunk Shows

Fenton Gift Shop Exclusives

Fenton Artist Events

Clearance Corner

2006 Fall Lamp Special

Fenton Weekly Trivia Game

The Next QVC Show is Tuesday, October 3 Noon-1pm and 6-8pm


Take a Trip to West Chester, PA!

See Fenton Live on QVC!

Meet Fenton Family Members!

Join us at QVC headquarters in West Chester, Pa., on Tuesday, October 3 for a reception, a live Fenton Art Glass broadcast ... and some surprises! The reception from 4 to 5:30 pm ET precedes the two-hour live show from 6 to 8 pm ET. Several members of the Fenton family will be there to chat and sign your Fenton glass (two item limit, please).

Seating is limited and reservations are required. To make a reservation, please go to www.QVCtours.com or call 1-800-600-9900.

*Please note that guests, QVC Program Hosts, products, shows, dates and times are subject to change without notice. Anyone under the age of 18 attending a studio audience must be accompanied by an adult. All studio audience guests are asked to bring identification. Guests must go through a security search before gaining access to the studio, including a metal detector and bag search. Cameras and recording devices of any kind are not permitted in studio audiences. Reservations are limited to 4 seats unless otherwise specified.

Live Audience Show Postponed

Due to conflicts in the production facilities at QVC, they have decided to postpone the live audience show to a future date. If you have already made reservations, please contact QVC at 1-800-600-9900.

For more information on Fenton and QVC


New Sample Room Items this Week...

Mandarin Red Hobnail Vase

Fenton chemists worked for years to recreate our opaque Mandarin Red from the 1920-30s. Here's an early attempt, made 6/28/61. This Hobnail vase stands 3-1/2" tall and has an eight-point crimp.

To shop for items from the new Fenton sample room


NEW Special Event for 2006!

"Trunk Shows"

Mark your calendars! Over 100 Trunk Shows are planned for this Fall ! We're adding scheduled events daily.

Stores holding Trunk Shows will offer an expanded selection of Fenton Art Glass for a very limited time. Normally only a week. Enjoy pieces you've never seen, exclusive merchandise and much more when you visit participating stores during this time. Remember, the special selection offered during Trunk Shows won't last long so make sure you stop by during the scheduled times.

In many cases, Fenton Artists from Williamstown, West Virginia will be visiting Trunk Shows. The schedule for Artist Events are posted below. Make sure you check back often to learn about what stores will also include an Artist visit with their Trunk Show.

Please feel free to contact participating stores to learn more about their expanded inventory and the exclusive merchandise planned  to be on display during this special time.

AL - AK -  AZ - AR - CA - CO - CT - DE - DC - FL - GA - HI - ID

IL - IN - IA - KS - KY - LA - ME - MD - MA - MI - MN - MS - MO - MT

NE - NV - NH - NJ - NM - NY - NC - ND - OH - OK - OR - PA - RI - SC

SD - TN - TX - UT - VT - VA - WA - WV - WI - WY


Fenton Gift Shop Hobnail Exclusives

To shop for Fenton Gift Shop Exclusives

If you like ruby red, you'll love this Fenton lamp! The Hobnail pattern is an American classic, produced by Fenton for more than six decades. Handcrafted of vivid ruby glass by Fenton artisans, this 23-1/2" tall student lamp is the perfect accessory for desk or table. Produced as a Gift Shop Exclusive in the 100 year old Fenton factory each Fenton lamp is mouth blown by a skilled craftsman.

To buy the 23 1/2" Fenton Gift Shop Ruby Hobnail Student Lamp

Good gracious, Miss Charlotte, you'll just love this Gone with the Wind lamp! The Spanish Lace pattern dates back to the 1890s, when it was first made in England and America. Handcrafted in milk glass by Fenton artisans, this 23" tall lamp has the added feature of a crystal "crest". This lamp will be the focal point of any room. Produced as a Gift Shop Exclusive.

To buy the 23" Fenton Gift Shop Gone with the Wind Milk Glass Lamp

You'll just love this Gone with the Wind lamp! The Embossed Rose pattern is the epitome of elegance. Handcrafted of vivid Cobalt Blue glass by Fenton artisans, this 30" tall lamp will be the focal point of any room in your home. Produced as a Gift Shop Exclusive.

Traditional Cobalt glass brings warm country charm to American homes. This deep blue is a classic glass color from our nation's early history.

To buy the 30" Fenton Gift Shop Gone with the Wind Cobalt Blue Lamp


NEW Special Event for 2006!

         "Artist Events"

Amy Slack demonstrates Fenton painting techniques.

Mark your calendars! A group of talented Fenton Artists will be traveling the country this fall to demonstrate a variety of Fenton painting techniques.

Customers can also select a Fenton piece from the retailer's shelves and have it handpainted especially for them right before their eyes! Contact a participating retailer for further details.

To see if an artist event is coming to a city near you simply click on the artist's name or search by State Postal Abbreviation below.

Artists participating:

Dianna Barbour - Melissa Caplinger - Heather Cronin - Alice Farley

Cathy Mackey - Truda Mendenhall - Kitty Riley - Amy Slack

Sandy Stephens - Suzi Whitaker

AL - AK -  AZ - AR - CA - CO - CT - DE - DC - FL - GA - HI - ID

IL - IN - IA - KS - KY - LA - ME - MD - MA - MI - MN - MS - MO - MT

NE - NV - NH - NJ - NM - NY - NC - ND - OH - OK - OR - PA - RI - SC

SD - TN - TX - UT - VT - VA - WA - WV - WI - WY


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

Original price $39.50 now $29.75 This inspiring winged "Faith" cherub in Blue Topaz is perfect to share as a sentimental keepsake with a loved one. Each angel is accented with 22k gold highlights and sparkling ice for added charm and appeal.

To buy the 5 3/4" Handpainted Blue Topaz Angel - Faith

To shop for Fenton Gift Shop Exclusives


For a closer look at Fenton Glass, visit an authorized Fenton dealer today. To find a dealer near you, click here

2006 Fall Lamp Special...

Save on Fenton Handmade Art Glass Lamps! Art glass accent lamps for that special place in your home. Fenton artistry and craftsmanship combine to create these unique lamps. Offered in a variety of colors, treatments and handpainted designs.

To browse all of the Fenton lamps on sale, click here

Student Lamps

Variety of Colors

Ruffled Styles

"Gone with the Wind"

 
 

Answer the Fenton Trivia Question
and Win Fenton Glass!


One winner each week! Winners will be announced on the Fenton website. A new contest begins each Monday at Noon ET.

*One entry per customer per week.

The next drawing will be Monday, September 11.


Enter to win a handpainted Topaz Temple Jar. "As seen on TV" ($89.75 value)

This beautiful temple jar in Topaz has been handpainted with a log cabin pattern. Topaz Opalescent combines two rare glassmaking elements - depleted uranium and bone ash - to create a vivid yellow with soft vanilla accents.


This Week's Question:

Fenton Art Glass began as a glass decorating firm in 1905.

Name Fenton's first 4 decorators.

Hint: The answer is found on this Fenton web page.

Last week's answer:

Frank O. Myers

Last week's winner:

Linette Short from Breckenridge, MI

To enter the contest and answer the first trivia question

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