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Glassblowing and Holiday Cheer!

"Holiday Celebrations in Glass"- Glassblowing studio to open doors for show and sale featuring Michigan Made collectible glass.

December 3rd & 4th weekend sale will feature Michigan Made glass products and live glassblowing demonstrations.

         Artists at the Glass Academy open their studio doors in celebration of the Holidays, showcasing live glassblowing demonstrations and unique hand crafted glass for sale in Dearborn, MI. "Holiday Celebrations in Glass" takes place December 3rd & 4th from 10-6pm. Admission is free for all ages show with featuring many mid-range items from $14-$150 along with options for custom orders. The show takes place at the Glass Academy,, located at 25331 Trowbridge, near Gulley Road and Michigan Avenue in West Dearborn.

 "New this year will be our signature Snowman. 

This was a big hit last year during our live glassblowing demonstrations when he first appeared," comments Louis Sanchez, one of the glassblowing team members. 

 "We have created many new looks with him this season that everyone should come to see!"

 Other items for sale this season will include our customers favorites; signature jewel tone ornaments, glistening candy canes, colorful bowls, and fancy ornament stands. 

 Lisa Neitzer comments on why she comes to the show and sale at the Glass Academy;  "I love the look on people's faces when they open that unique gift you have found for them here.  The one-of-a-kind, hand-made artwork at the Glass Academy is just the perfect place to find the right gift year after year.  In fact, we love the candy canes so much, we are making a tradition of those as gifts each year.  The many varieties they have to choose from are so beautiful you just have to buy multiples!!"

 "I like watching all the jolly people there; everyone is having such a good time." Exclaims Lucy, a 12yr. old regular that likes to attend the studio shows.  

"I also like to watch the artists when they making the snowmen. 

Each one is different and has it's own special expression!"

For those who like a more intimate setting, a special preview party will be held on December 1st, from 6-8pm with seasonal foods, first viewing of the decorated Holiday studio, and live music.  Tickets are $50 and can be purchased on-line or by phone.  For more information about the show, "Holiday Celebrations in Glass," visit or call the studio at 313-561-4527.

About the Glass Academy

            The Glass Academy is Michigan's only state certified Proprietary Trade School teaching the glass arts with state-of-the-art glass equipment, a gallery, dining area, and free secure parking.  It is also the working studio of Furnace Design Studio.

An original hand crafted Snowman from the Glass Academy's  show and sale, December 3rd & 4th. 

Photo credit: Glass Academy