West Seattle Glass Float Hunt 2024

Avalon Glassworks is proud to have created the limited edition sea foam green blown glass floats for the 2024 West Seattle Float Hunt. During the first two weeks of August, these balls will be hidden at local businesses and outdoor spaces. One hundred of these commemorative floats are finders-keepers! Sponsored by the West Seattle Chamber…

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Glass Floats

Glass fishing floats capture the spirit of finding a treasure on the beach. These spheres replicate vintage blown glass fishing floats of a bygone time. Highly decorative, we make them new in a colorful array for use in home or garden. Sturdy and thick, they will add pops of color indoors or outdoors. More Glass Floats:

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A Beachcomber’s Treasure

Simple and beautiful with a surprisingly practical and sustainable history: the Fishing Float. A Collectible with a Past Sturdier than they appear, glass fishing floats (sometimes called Japanese fishing floats) were – and occasionally still are – used to stabilize fishing nets in the open waters by fishermen. Back in the day (say, 50 to…

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Moclips Float Sale!

Meet us in Moclips, WA for our annual Art Glass Float Sale to benefit the Museum of the North Beach. Purchase this year’s Moclips edition float “Wild Iris” and other colorful hand blown glass floats and sea life sculptures by Avalon Glassworks. Art Glass Float Sale Sunday, March 24, 2024 10am-3pm Museum of the North…

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Glass Float Sizes

Our blown glass floats come in three approximate sizes: 2.5″, 3.25″ and 4.25″. The smallest size is pinch-sealed closed. The medium and large sizes are sealed with textured glass stopper buttons. Color choices are nearly infinite with opaque and transparent shades available. Made in the spirit of Japanese Fishing Floats, these sturdy spheres are decorative…

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Moclips Float 2023

2023 “Salmonberry” – SOLD OUT. Our annual float to benefit the Museum of the North Beach in Moclips, WA, is called “Salmonberry.” The 4″ diameter blown glass float is created with textured facets of transparent salmon pink inspired by the native berry. “Salmonberry” is sealed with a stamped Moclips-By-The-Sea button. This float comes with an…

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30th Anniversary Float!

Avalon Glassworks is celebrating 30 years! Since 1993, we have created unique art glass at our studio in West Seattle. To commemorate the occasion, we have designed a 30th Anniversary Float in transparent burgundy red with flecks of sparkly gold accents. The float is signed AGW 2023 “30” on its flattened stopper button. Order yours…

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Nautical Jewel Tone Float Set

An abundance of handblown mini floats in a net bag. Collectable and mesmerizing, each of the 5 floats in this set are beautifully round, weighty in the hand and high quality Seattle art glass. Display them outdoors, it’s perfectly safe or inside, in a large glass vase so you can admire all of them together.…

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Centerpiece Floats

ArtsWest fundraising centerpieces included three blown glass floats. Contact us to discuss your idea, glasssales@avalonglassworks.com. Avalon Glassworks 2914 SW Avalon Way Seattle, WA 98126 AvalonGlassworks.com

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