Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio

Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio

Speciality & Gift Shops • Art Galleries
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Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Tthe Ziemke Glassblowing Studio is the working studio of Glass Artist Glenn Ziemke. It features an observation room where visitors can watch glassblowing as the artists are working. There is also a gallery attached which features the entire line of Glenn's work including from glassware for the table to sculptural pieces for the home and for gifts. Glenn has been working in glass for 45 years and his Waterbury Center Studio is observing its 26th year.
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Jen L
Bethesda, MD101 contributions
Oct 2021 • Friends
What a delight to chance upon!!! Worth every single minute you spend in there. The dude was extremely cool. He is like a show man!! Bravo 🙌🏼
Written October 27, 2021
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becleblanc
syracuse, ny5 contributions
Oct 2021 • Friends
We were mesmerized watching Glenn. His brother explained the various techniques and provided commentary while we enjoyed watching. I purchased a beautiful pitcher and glass set.

Worth a visit !
Written October 10, 2021
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Explorer182725
24 contributions
Aug 2021 • Friends
This studio is small but displayed lots of quality pieces. The owner, Glenn Ziemke was making a sun catcher when we arrived. We were able to watch while his assistant explained the process of introducing color to clear glass, blowing the glass, flaring it out, and then making the final, flattened sun catcher. The artist was talented and the pieces were beautiful. We were not in the market for buying, but this would be an ideal place to buy a unique gift.
Written September 9, 2021
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wlw4
Bay Shore, NY11 contributions
Jul 2021
This was a great stop! A lovely studio, with no pressure to purchase. You are welcome to just stop in and watch the artist at work. I did purchase a wedding gift while I was there. Was thrilled to have a unique gift and support a local business.
Written July 25, 2021
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Jane P
Region of Waterloo, Canada464 contributions
May 2021
This is a small shop with beautiful pieces created by Glenn Ziemke. I felt no pressure to buy anything - but couldn't resist. The prices are very reasonable. Well worth the stop!
Written May 30, 2021
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chris z
East Hartford, CT78 contributions
Mar 2020
This was a true find while we were in town. The owner's studio is beautiful, with all sorts of different pieces to buy. The best treat is being able to see him work in the back, through a large glass window. We were poking around and he told us he was going to go back and do some work, and invited us to sit down and watch for a bit. He explained what he was going to do and then came back out to answer questions afterwards. It's a very cool place to stop in and take a look around.
Written January 5, 2021
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trophywest
Redding, CA631 contributions
Oct 2020
We loved the glass blowing demonstration & it shows their talent. A small shop but beautiful pieces. Colorful & well done. A little bit pricey but maybe I'm out of touch on the prices.
Written October 18, 2020
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David O
Washington DC, DC29 contributions
Oct 2020 • Couples
The store and studio were filled with beautifully colorful pieces, we bought a sun catcher and white pumpkin. The craftsman performed a 15min exhibition making a drinking glass, very entertaining. Great stop along the way!
Written October 4, 2020
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TBSMKS
Northbrook, IL3,161 contributions
Oct 2019 • Friends
They may be small in size but they are wonderful in explaining that art of glass blowing. You can watch them as they craft different objects - it’s magical to see what can be shaped & made and how color can be added. Everyone was very friendly. Definitely worth a stop.
Written November 2, 2019
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deb3258
Bowdon, GA29 contributions
Oct 2019 • Couples
It is a small outfit. You can watch him blowing the glass. And they have so much in the studio . I got a beautiful little pitcher. A must see when in Waterbury Vermont
Written October 20, 2019
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Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio (Waterbury) - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go

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Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio is open:
  • Sun - Mon 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thu - Fri 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sat - Sat 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM