Moclips Float 2024

2024 “Wild Iris” – SOLD OUT. Our annual float to benefit the Museum of the North Beach in Moclips, WA is called “Wild Iris.” The 4″ diameter blown glass float is designed with colorful twisting bands of yellow, blue and green on a clear background. “Wild Iris” is stamped sealed with a Moclips-By-The-Sea button. This…

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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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Supporting the Museum of the North Beach

We support the Museum of the North Beach in Moclips, WA! This tiny history museum preserves artifacts for the North Beach region of the Pacific coast of Washington State. Avalon Glassworks has supported them through our Moclips Float series and sale since 2005. Every year, we have designed a limited edition float with the proceeds…

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Spring Chicks

New for your Springtime table! Cute little chick sculptures for your Easter baskets. Each is approximately 3″ in yellow, pink, blue, orange, or purple with dark glassy eyes. More Spring Decor:

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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 Seashells

Sea life is the perfect subject matter to capture in glass. The fluid nature of the material and aquatic color palette are a natural translation to seashells and sea creatures. Sculptures include razor clams, limpet shells, and sea urchins. More Glass Sea Life:

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Holiday Hours

2023 West Seattle Store Holiday Hours: Friday, 12/22/23, 12-4pm Saturday, 12/23/23, 12-4pm Sunday, 12/24/23, 11am-1pm (Christmas Eve) Monday, 12/25/23, CLOSED Tuesday, 12/26/23, CLOSED Wednesday, 12/27/23, CLOSED Thursday, 12/28/23, 12-4pm Friday, 12/29/23, 12-4pm Saturday, 12/30/23, 12-4pm Sunday, 12/31/23, 12-4pm Monday, 1/1/24, CLOSED

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Glass Hearts

For your Valentine or any time, solid glass heart-shape paperweights feel good in the hand and the heart. These individually handcrafted art pieces come in dozens of colors and patterns, no two exactly alike. Solid glass hearts are approximately 3″ wide. More Glass Hearts:

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Glass Snow-People

We have a character for every mantel. Snowmen and Snowwomen are 6″ tall mantel or tabletop decorations with colorful hats and scarves. Black “coal” eyes and smile and an orange “carrot” nose make the face. More Holiday Items: More Ornaments & Sun Catchers:

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Candy Canes

Handmade glass candy canes make sweet stocking stuffers, gift toppers, or table decor. These candy canes have either twisted contrasting colors or  are single colors textured with twisted ribs. More Holiday Items: More Ornaments & Sun Catchers:

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