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Orbix Hot Glass

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Homeschool field trip

Fascinating to watch how they make beautiful pieces of useful art, pitchers, pots, bowls and eye... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
magerpeg53
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Fort Payne, Alabama
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Even The Wild Bunch can do this!

My two besties and I, better known as The Wild Bunch, enjoyed the heck out of seeing all the... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2018
Dancersmoon
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Hand blown glass fine art.
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3869 County Road 275, Fort Payne, AL 35967-4380
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fascinating to watch how they make beautiful pieces of useful art, pitchers, pots, bowls and eye candy sculptures! We were invited to make a pendant, refrigerator magnet for a small fee, it was fired and delivered...

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

My two besties and I, better known as The Wild Bunch, enjoyed the heck out of seeing all the beautiful glass and the wonderful artists who created such beauty. To top it off, we signed up to blow a piece of it ourselves. Such a...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

It was adventure day on Lookout Mountain and decided to visit Orbix Hot Glass. This was the first time that I had seen glass blowing. The folks there were wonderful in answering questions and explaining the process. The pieces in the showroom are pure pieces...More

2  Thank Kentuctraveler
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

We went in December and made our own custom ornaments. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. There are other opportunities during the year to make paperweights or glass flowers. My wife and I plan to be back. Oh, and then scenery on the drive is...More

2  Thank Richard M
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

We had the opportunity to create an object on a recent trip and I wanted my grandson and son to have the same experience. I love handcrafted glass and was exposed many years ago in Williamsburg, Va. I still have the piece my father purchased...More

1  Thank 132Karen132
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

We had the best time! I brought 3 girlfriends with me, we had a great time with Cal making our ornaments! Christmas gifts done ✔️

1  Thank Andrea M
Reviewed October 8, 2017

A GREAT place to watch master glass artists create magical pieces for art. They even let kids create their own ornaments. Well worth the time. We also purchased several items for our home.

1  Thank gwilson86
Reviewed September 6, 2017

So much fun, spend a few hours learning the basics of the art of sculpting and blowing glass with some of the worlds finest artisans.

1  Thank tommieplay
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

My mom took me to blow an ornament for my birthday. It was a bit of a wait for our turn, but they had things to keep you occupied. A few games, etc. But we just enjoyed looking at the amazing creations in the store...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2017

This was a beautiful stop for us as we are traveling through northern Alabama participating in the Dash of the Unexpected Geo-tour. I was told about this shop a few weeks earlier and advised we needed to visit. Geocaching brought us to the area, but...More

2  Thank Jerry H
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Troy H
July 11, 2018|
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Response from Dancersmoon | Reviewed this property |
The best thing to do is go online to Orbix Hot Glass. It costs nothing to watch, but if you want to make something, there are different things to choose from and there are dates that you need to sign up. The best choice for... More
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CCHinesTN
May 31, 2018|
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Response from Dancersmoon | Reviewed this property |
The drive is not bad at all. There is a really steep drive up the side of the mountain on one road, but if you come through Sand Rock, it is not bad at all.
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Katrina W
March 15, 2018|
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Response from Andrea M | Reviewed this property |
No you don’t-check their website for dates they are having this event. Later in the season it gets more crowded & wait times can be very long (hours) so plan accordingly!
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