"Thank You" for your support
glass artistry. . .
from all of us
at Fenton Art Glass and
Fenton Gift Shop.
Each morning sees some task begin,
Each evening sees it close;
Something attempted, something done,
Has earned a night’s repose.
Far and away the best prize that life offers
is the chance to work hard
at work worth doing.
The reward of a
thing well done,
is to have done it.
~ Ralph Waldo
Choose a job
and you will never have to work
a day in your life.
Fenton Art Glass Factory, circa 1907
Our glass artists love trying new designs
and colors to give you a special creation. . . from their
hands to your heart. They take
great pride in the high quality and durability of each art
glass bead. Fenton makes the finest glass colors in the world
for your expressive creations. During our 110 years of
glassmaking experience, we have developed amazing glass colors
and treatments that are now translated into sparkling,
artistic jewelry. . . handcrafted in America!
Young Frank L. Fenton started the company in
1905 and developed glass techniques that were beautiful and
unexpected. His vision led us from hand painted designs and
iridescent Carnival glass, Mosaic, and Vasa Murrhina glass
infused with golden flecks to hundreds of lustrous glass
colors! We continue his vision today with Fenton USA Jewelry.
You'll see our rainbow of color, from rich reds and pinks that
step beyond color normally found in glass to our exciting
combinations of blues, greens, purples and more!
Seasonal Jewelry. . .
The Fenton USA Jewelry collection includes handcrafted styles
for every occasion and every season. . . Summer,
Fall, Winter and Spring! We featured our seasonal "Halloween"
themed jewelry in the August 28th newsletter. This week we
showcase our most popular and our newest styles for the winter season
(which is approaching faster than we'd like in some areas of
the country!). Create colorful and festive looks for all your
holiday fashions with expressive, handmade creations from
Fenton USA Jewelry. . . perfect jewelry accessories for every
occasion. . . from casual to elegant.
Shown above are beads included in Fenton USA
Jewelry 2015 Collection III. From the creative imaginations of
our jewelry designers Jena Lane Blair and Truda "TJ"
from new fun and whimsical designs on
Waddles to the beautiful
hand applied decorations on
Christmas Joy styles.
Each decorated bead has a sterling silver core embossed
"Fenton USA" and includes the initials of the artist who
Fenton USA Jewelry is handcrafted with quality
and tested for durability and is available from the Fenton web
site or from one of our many Fenton dealers.
here to locate an authorized Fenton dealer near you or click on
each image to order from the Fenton Art Glass web site!
Mix and match these latest seasonal designs with Fenton
USA Jewelry favorites and make
your ''fashion statement" bracelet or necklace in a
rainbow of vibrant art glass colors.
Click here to view our jewelry accessories, including
sterling silver bracelets, pendant beadholders and necklaces.
Earring Styles for Every Occasion. . .
Don't forget to add bling to your ears! In an age of
mass production, Fenton remains committed to honoring the
tradition of expressive, handmade creations. You'll love the
sparkle and elegance of our handcrafted earrings. The styles
shown below were designed by Jena Lane Blair.
Click here to check out the complete selection. . .
including decorated styles!
Handcrafted in Milk Glass with Swarovski gem accents, the
Holly Garland earrings (shown at left) will add a
colorful and festive touch to your holiday attire!
Northern Lights and
Arctic Frost Teardrop Earrings and
Amsterdam Dangle Earrings also have coordinating art
glass beads of the same name!
Each Fenton "Made in America" earring pair
bears the signature of handcraftsmanship; those slight
variations that convey distinction, character and charm.
Teardrop Earrings range from 3/4'' to 1'' in length and
are made with hypoallergenic earwires.
from Fenton Gift Shop. . .
Fenton Gift Shop is pleased to present four new Limited Edition selections.
Designed by Fenton's award-winning designers, each piece will be handpainted,
signed and dated. Included in this offering are an Opal Satin
"Bugling Elk" Square Vase, a "Yellow Primrose" Sitting Cat
figurine, and a Crown Tuscan
"Kitten and Daisies" Chessie Box, all handcrafted by Mosser
Glass. Also included is a "Giraffes at Dusk" Opal Satin Vase,
made by Davis-Lynch. These items were made, using Fenton
moulds, as exclusives for the Fenton Gift Shop.
Robin Spindler's creative talents shine on
this Opal Satin Square Vase shown above. Her design
features a wonderful handpainted scene of a male Elk
(known as a Bull) in his natural habitat "bugling". One of
the most unforgettable sounds in the wild is to hear the
"bugle" of an Elk. Bull Elks "bugle" to attract cows and
to advertise their dominance to other bulls. This
Bugling Elk Square Vase is $225.00.
This Opal Satin Sitting Cat figurine has a
lovely handpainted yellow floral design by Frances Burton.
She airbrushed this figurine in a bright teal-blue color
and added pink accents on the nose, mouth and ears.
Note the expressive eyes
and colorful neck collar. A great
addition to any figurine collection. This Yellow
Floral Sitting Cat figurine is $75 and limited to just 10
Pre-orders for the Bugling Elk Square Vase and
Yellow Floral Sitting Cat figurine
until midnight (ET) on
Monday, September 7,
Shown at left is our popular Chessie Box,
handcrafted in Crown Tuscan.
The subtle pink hue of this glass provides the perfect
canvas for a design by Frances Burton of a kitten snuggled in a
soft pink blankie. Kittens can sleep between 15 to 18 hours a
day, and this cute gray tabby looks ready to settle in for a
nice, long "cat nap" amongst the daisies!
The handpainted details are remarkable... from
the brushstokes on the petals of the daisies to the expression on the kitten's face. This
Crown Tuscan Kitten and Daisies Chessie Box is
Unlike kittens, giraffes
only sleep about 30 minutes during a 24-hour period. So it's
appropriate that, for this beautiful Opal Satin Vase, Kim
designed a scene of "Giraffes at Dusk". Her scene of a "tower"
or "herd" of giraffes in silhouette against the late
hues of an afternoon sky is
Imagine, if you will, that these giraffes are
foraging for food on the great Savannah plains of Kenya.
Kim's design encircles the vase, so no matter how it is
displayed, you'll enjoy a magnificent view!
This Giraffes at Dusk Vase is $225.
Pre-orders for the Kitten and Daisies Chessie Box and the
Giraffes at Dusk Vase
until midnight (ET) on
Wednesday, September 9,
any of these four Limited Edition selections, please
contact the Fenton Gift Shop:
1-800-319-7793, ext. 342 or via email:
You may also request
that we add your email
address to the Fenton Gift Shop's mailing list so you may receive
future "limited edition" notifications.
Fenton Gift Shop's hours are Wednesday, Thursday,
Friday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. ET and closed
on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
Frequent Buyer Program. . .
Earn YOUR Free Limited Edition Bead!
Here's your opportunity to
receive a beautiful limited edition bead absolutely FREE!
Simply purchase ten beads from any authorized Fenton
jewelry dealer or from our website:
www.fentonartglass.com and you'll qualify for a bonus
for details! Current offerings are the Gracie (decorated)
and Mikayla (Vasa Murrhina) beads shown at right.
Click here to view our handcrafted art glass beads. NOTE:
If you have purchased ten beads,
let us know if we haven't
notified you. . . please email:
put "Frequent Buyer
Qualifier" in the subject line.
Fenton Custom Designs for Beads. . .
We've received many
requests for specially designed beads. Most of these designs are
exclusive to one retailer or organization,
so we can not sell them on our website. If your group or store is
interested in a custom designed bead, please call for details at
800-933-6766, ext. 209.
Click here to view custom designed beads with contact info for
the retailers or organization from whom you may purchase them. Be
sure to check back as we will be updating this list regularly!
Please contact the retailer or organization listed beside
each Custom Design bead and
sure to say you saw it mentioned in
the Fenton Newsletter!
Weekly eBay Auctions. . .
Here's your opportunity to own
a unique, rare, or one-of-a-kind item, through our
Shown below are our latest offerings: a one-of-a-kind
figurine from award-wining Fenton designer Robin Spindler,
a photo of Fenton glassworkers circa 1910, and a
finisher's paddle with the name of a skilled
Items featured this week. . .
Taken about 1910, this 8" x 10" black-and-white photo
depicts a group of glassworkers at Fenton Art Glass in
Williamstown, West Virginia. This group is Elmer
Goosman's press shop. Elmer, a skilled presser, is the
fellow in dark clothing (second from right). We have not
been able to identify the other glassworkers for
certain, but the fellow in the center of the photo is
holding a punty, so he would be the glass gatherer. The
fellow in the back who has the tool with three prongs is
a carry-in boy, as that tool is used to convey glass
items to the lehr for annealing.
This finisher's paddle (14" long) with
carbon blade and wooden handle was made for skilled
glassworker Rob Camden in the Fenton Art Glass pattern
shop. You'll see the "ROB CAMDEN" lettering on one side.
Rob Camden was a skilled finisher at Fenton for several
It's the start of the Fall season, so all
the fun of Halloween cannot be far away! We all know
that Halloween celebrations and costumes often feature
ghosts and goblins, so what could be better than a
one-of-a-kind Ghost figurine (5.5" tall). This Ghost
figurine is handcrafted in Opal glass as a Fenton Gift
Shop Exclusive by our friends at Mosser Glass, using a
Fenton mould. This figurine was decorated by
award-winning Fenton designer Robin Spindler. As you can
see in the photos, she created a marvelous design of
cobwebs (note the spider and gemstone!), pumpkins and
leaves. This Ghost figurine is identified and signed
inside: "OOAK hand painted by JK Spindler".
Be sure to take a look at these offerings and other "Buy
It Now" items available on our Fenton eBay Auctions.
Fenton eBay auction ends at noon (ET) on Wednesday,
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