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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Glass Garden Balls for Koi Ponds

Inspired by goldfish, these garden pond floats are mesmerizing as they bob along the water. Decorate your home or garden with these sturdy spheres. More Glass Floats:

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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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