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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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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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 “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 Beach…

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2023 Special Edition Ornament “Coho”

AVAILABLE – Inspired by salmon of our local waters, the annual Special Edition ornament for 2023 is a transparent pink flat droplet called “Coho.” Optic diamond facets create a scale-like pattern on this flattened fish shape ornament. This series is limited to 250 pieces, each signed, dated, and numbered. “Coho” hangs approximately 7″ long by…

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Art Glass Pumpkin Patch 2023

Come pick your glass pumpkins! They are hot all month with hundreds of blown glass pumpkins, gourds, fruits and vegetables for you to pick. Prices are $40-$125 each. Traditional orange to purple, you’ll find all colors and styles. Curly stems, tiny pumpkins, large pumpkins, many have accents of gold on the ribs. Create a Thanksgiving…

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West Seattle Glass Float Hunt 2023

Avalon Glassworks is proud to have created the limited edition “Go West” blown glass floats for the 2023 West Seattle Float Hunt. Starting August 5, these balls will be hidden at local businesses and outdoor spaces. One hundred red and yellow floats are finders-keepers! Sponsored by the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce and West Seattle…

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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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The Unwritten Rules of Retail

All aboard the retail train! It’s December. We’ve waited 11 months. And now it’s time to put on the Santa cap and sell. I will have my responses ready. I will be able to overcome any objection. I will highlight the features and benefits. I will stand my ground. I am armed, now let’s roll!…

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Contact Us

Avalon Glassworks Glassblowing Studio and Retail Store 2914 SW Avalon Way, Suite B Seattle, WA 98126 (206) 937-6369 glasssales@avalonglassworks.com View Larger Map

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