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Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio

3033 Waterbury-Stowe Rd, Waterbury, VT 05677-7029
+1 802-244-6126
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Super bummed we missed live glassblowing

We went on a Wednesday and missed the maker and him actually doing stuff. Might be worth calling... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Heather H
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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
glass blowing - up close

Great place to easily watch a professional artist at work. The products they create are great and... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
patty h
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Waterbury Center, Vermont
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Tthe Ziemke Glassblowing Studio is the working studio of Glass Artist Glenn Ziemke. It features an observation room where visitors can watch glassblowing as the artists are working. There is also a gallery attached which features the entire line of Glenn's work including from glassware for the table to sculptural pieces for the home and for gifts. Glenn has been working in glass for 40 years and his Waterbury Center Studio is observing its 21st year.
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  • Poor2%
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“glass pieces” (5 reviews)
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3033 Waterbury-Stowe Rd, Waterbury, VT 05677-7029
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"beautiful pieces"
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"viewing area"
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"glass pieces"
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"glass making"
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"step by step"
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"his craft"
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"beautiful works of art"
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"man working"
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"valentine's day"
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"hand made"
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"for sale"
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"minutes watching"
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"brought home"
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"answer questions"
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"worth a stop"
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"nice selection"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Wednesday and missed the maker and him actually doing stuff. Might be worth calling ahead to see.

Thank Heather H
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Great place to easily watch a professional artist at work. The products they create are great and the demonstration is fun

Thank patty h
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

15 years ago I visited the studio and purchased a beautiful piece that I still display proudly. Visited again today and saw the same beautiful artistry from years passed, new pieces and the vivid colors I love! First time watching the glass-blower!

Thank C1726ARrachelc
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Great little shop. We were the only ones there at the time so we got to ask lots of questions. Kids loved the personal attention that the owner and his son provided. Would recommend that anyone interested in glass blowing stop to check out hand...More

Thank Wirunaways
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Very impressive how the glass transforms into different colors and shapes as they twirl the glass when it’s hot.

Thank FlyingStew75
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Outstanding!!! Went there expecting just a shop. We saw the owner making a vase. Oven was 2100 degrees. He made it seem so easy. Beautiful pieces, very reasonably priced. They ship too. Highly recommend visiting this place. What a hidden gem and great surprise.

Thank mongobud
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Demonstrations of glass blowing was intersting as there were several demos giving everyone a chance to see the art in action.

Thank John H
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We were a little late to see the glass blowing, but I was impressed with the items produced here. Prices we good, too.

Thank Richard T
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

There is an active glassblowing studio. We were able to view an object being created through the glass viewing gallery. One of the other glass blowers on our side of the gallery was able to add commentary. Very interesting process to watch. Of course, there...More

Thank triptravelCA
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is both a shop of beautiful hand made glass products and a working demonstration of the glass making with commentary (between customers) from the owner. Highly visible display through a glass screen. Extremely well done. Eductional and interesting. The shop deserves more business. Well...More

Thank GBZASING
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kolC
22 June 2016|
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Response from Pat H | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not have classes or hands on demonstrations.
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Mjm0224
5 June 2016|
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Response from OlderCodger | Reviewed this property |
No admission.
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