Thursday, February 24, 2011

red pendant

red pendant
Originally uploaded by Marble City Glassworks
Pendant light in red with silver hardware made at Marble City Glassworks in Knoxville TN

Monday, February 21, 2011

Blue pendant light detail

pendant lights dangle mystic blue with swirls @marblecityglass @flickrart

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Stepp'n Out to the WDVX Hillbilly Ball

We are going out tonight to the Hillbilly Ball, WDVX Silent Auction fund rasing event. We donated a colbalt Bird on a Stand. Wonder What it will go for?
Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Flaming Red Jet: A Commission

Newest commissioned sculpture at Marble City Glassworks
What can we make for you?
Enjoy art glass from Knoxville, Tennessee in your home.
Share your visions! Contact us on our website. Or Request custom item item in our Etsy Shop

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Register Now for Feb - March Hot Glass Classes

 We want to work within your schedule so start times can be set from 10am-8pm.  Click the registration link below to get started!

Basic class info:

Learn from an instructor the tools and techniques used in creating handmade glass. We will concentrate on safety and becoming comfortable with handling the glass. In the beginning, the student will learn the basics of forming glass by concentrating on producing paperweights.  Also, in the students first class there will be a group piece made that will highlight the team aspect of blowing glass
. In your second class we will transition into the blown form.

All glass and tools will be provided. The student will be able to keep all work produced once it has gone through the post production process.

Prerequisite: None
Class size is one to two students with a 2 hour minimum.
One student is $40.00 an hour.
Two students is $60.00 an hour.
Some things to bring with you for the class

-Wear cotton clothing, synthetics will burn/melt. Closed toe shoes, sandals are not recommended.
-Bring a pair of old cotton tube socks. We will be cutting off the end and using them as sleeves to help keep the heat away.
-If you have UV rated safety glasses bring them, sunglasses don't count, #3 welding glasses will work as well. If not, eye protection will be provided for
the class.
-Water or drink of some kind, glass is hot and can dehydrate you. There is a water cooler available with cups.

We look forward to hearing from you and sharing some glass. 

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Exhibit and Sale First Friday Weekend February 4-6, 2011

Fine Craft in February Exhibit and Sale
First Friday Weekend February 4-6, 2011
Emporium Building, 100 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, Tennessee

Friday, Feb 4, 9 am - 9 pm (First Friday reception 5-9 pm)
Saturday, Feb 5, 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday, Feb 6, 12 noon - 5 pm

Come and join us for our upcoming Fine Craft in February exhibit and sale at the Emporium Building, 100 South Gay Street. South Gay Street merchants open up their businesses to welcome people to visit and to see what we do. Since the Foothills Craft Guild office is in the Emporium Building, we have gathered 35 of our artists to put on an exhibit for the First Friday weekend, February 4, 5, 6. All work will be for sale and can be purchased on the spot. Come and see how talented the members are from the oldest craft guild in Tennessee. We look forward to seeing you!