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Day: October 15, 2021

Creative Keepsakes: A Buyer’s Guide to Blown Glass Gifts

Creative Keepsakes: A Buyer’s Guide to Blown Glass Gifts

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When glass blowing was invented in the 1st century B.C., the original Syrian artisans never dreamed the craft would be alive today. Hand-blown glass is a staple of local craft fairs, gift shops, visitor centers, and more. Plus, there are even more translucent treasures online, including vintage glass pieces. Remember these creative and clever shopping tips while searching for unique blown glass gifts. Glass Animal Figurines One of the most recognizable forms of hand-blown glass is the classic animal figurine. This novelty owes its popularity to the carousel trend of the late 19th-century. Animal miniatures also reflect the Art Nouveau movement of the time. Glass figurines make excellent stocking stuffers and goodie bag gifts. They add a creative touch to gift wrapping too. Plus, ...