Moclips Float 2024

2024 “Wild Iris” – AVAILABLE 3/1/24. 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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Moclips Float 2023

2023 “Salmonberry” – AVAILABLE. 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 information card…

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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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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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Moclips Float 2022

2022 “Crab Shell” – SOLD OUT. Our annual float to benefit the Museum of the North Beach in Moclips, WA, is called “Crab Shell.” The 4″ diameter blown glass float is created with layers of red and white colored glass chips mottled together to form a texture-rich speckled surface. “Crab Shell” is sealed with a stamped…

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Moclips Float 2021

2021 “Macro Plastic” – SOLD OUT. Our annual float to benefit the Museum of the North Beach in Moclips, WA, is called “Macro Plastic.” We are raising awareness of plastic pollution and benefitting the Museum. “Macro Plastic” is 4″ in diameter and sealed hot with a button stamped with “Moclips-by-the-Sea.” A portion of  the purchase…

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Moclips 2020 Float “Northern Pacific”

2020 “Northern Pacific” – AVAILABLE. Our annual float to benefit the Museum of the North Beach in Moclips, WA, is called “Northern Pacific.” Inspired by the logo of the Northern Pacific Railway, this float has a red background over which sweeps a black wave design. Float is 4″ wide and sealed hot with a button…

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Moclips 2019 Float

2019 “Sunset” – SOLD OUT. Our annual float to benefit the Museum of the North Beach in Moclips, WA, is called “Sunset.” It has a semi-transparent white “clouds” underneath bands of transparent pink, blue, and purple. Float is 4.5″ wide and sealed hot with a button stamped with “Moclips-by-the-Sea.” Half of  the purchase price benefits…

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Moclips 2018 Float

2018 “Lichen” SOLD OUT. Our annual float to benefit the Museum of the North Beach in Moclips, WA, the 2018 edition is called “Lichen.” It has a translucent blue base with brown and red spots inspired by Lichen. Float is 4.5″ wide and sealed hot with a button stamped with “Moclips-by-the-Sea.” Half of  the purchase…

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