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Fenton Art Glass Company ‑ CLOSED

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Williamstown, WV, USA
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Reviewed August 27, 2016

Fenton has not manufactured in 5 years and will be closed for good in a few months according to an employee. Our daughter collects Fenton glass shoes so when we travel we are always on the look out for them. When we saw Fenton when...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank Harold B
Reviewed July 20, 2015

Years ago Fenton had a wonderful gift shop that actually had items for sale that was made there, Now had remnants of felt pads for the bottom of glass ware and 25th, 40th and 50th anniversary plates. I don't think they were made there. Defiantly...More

Date of experience: July 2015
5  Thank Roger J
Reviewed June 24, 2015

Sad to say Fenton Glass closed in 2011. I spoke to the new gift store for Fenton Glass, now al the produce is glass beads and ear rings. So one more fine craft has now gone from our long treasured past. The parking lot is...More

Date of experience: May 2015
6  Thank Michael F
Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by for a tour and to see the glass were. What a disappointment. No tour and gift shop not having much to sell. Only three people looking around at 1pm on Saturday. Alot of anniversary type items for $3.00 a piece and odds and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
6  Thank weekendwonder1
Reviewed January 10, 2015

The tour is free. You see collector glass items being made from being hand blown, formed, finishes, and put in ovens for the finish. The tour allows you to ask questions as well seeing old glass from times way past. The store offers perfect items...More

Date of experience: March 2014
3  Thank Michael F
Reviewed August 6, 2014

My family members have apparently purchased Fenton Glass items for many years. We have many pieces going back to my great-grandmother. I have toured the plant in the past and then stopped in the gift shop to purchase items. However this time, I was shocked...More

Date of experience: August 2014
9  Thank PAB239
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Though Fenton Art Glass Co. ceased traditional glassmaking in 2011, they continue to use more than a century of glassmaking expertise and skill to create beautiful, handcrafted art glass jewelry. A limited tour of the beadmaking dept. is available upon request. As the company winds...More

Date of experience: June 2014
4  Thank Tern3
Reviewed April 3, 2014

The Fenton glass company was wonderful. I was certainly aware of this beautiful glass but hah no idea that it was located a very short distance from our hotel. You get to see the artist at work and they have a hugh selection of glass...More

Date of experience: April 2014
2  Thank Brenda O
Reviewed February 14, 2014

Just a beautiful factory that used to make hand blown, hand painted glass. What a shame that such beautiful craftsmanship is gone. Used to be able tour and watch the glassblowers create.

Date of experience: March 2013
5  Thank Amy B
Reviewed August 12, 2013

We are glass collector's and seller's and we decided to visit Fenton, Imperial, and Fostoria for a 2 day trip. We went to Fenton and while there were some beautiful pieces still for sale, there wasn't much to see. We didn't get to see the...More

Date of experience: August 2013
3  Thank KarenAlemane
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