Lexington Glassworks, Asheville

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Visit the studio and gallery and see the process of glassblowing for yourself at Lexington Glassworks. As you explore the studio, you'll witness the artisans at work, with observation benches just beside each work space. Order a beer at the bar and listen to the glassblower giving a detailed explanation as to how they make glass products. The gallery sells high-quality custom lighting and handmade glass, as well as glass souvenirs. Specify any design ideas you might have to the staff; they'll try their best to create your product and deliver it to you. Plan to see Lexington Glassworks and other attractions that appeal to you using our Asheville family vacation planner.
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  • I have passed this establishment 30 times, and not stopped in. I was downtown with a friend for lunch and they asked it I'd seen Lexington Glassworks... I had not. He said we had to stop in and check ...  more »
  • as you walk in you will see some of the most beautiful glass items. walk a little further into the shop and you can see the items being blown with step by step description of what is going on. great f...  more »
  • Interesting creations by talented glass workers. The demonstration was informative - on a par with glassworks I've visited in Venice Italy. Glad we stopped in! Also had a good craft beer form their ba...  more »
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  • Stunning glass creations you will be in awe about and wonder how the guys behind the railing make it. The prices are high, however, you will understand why when you see the craftsmanship. There are smaller pieces available. We picked a bud vase and can't wait to take it to work with my roses in it. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff too. Check it out!!
  • One of my favorite places for glass! Most days they are making their pieces while you're there which is fun to see. They make the most beautiful light fixtures, bowls and vases.
  • Good beer selection for a glass blowing company. Live demonstrations are very informative and staff is friendly. The pieces of art are simply incredible. Must stop destination while in Asheville!
  • Awesome open air style studio. Just happened by and two artisans were working on a piece. They talked through the process and were happy to answer questions. Beautiful and unique pieces and you can even get beer if you're so inclined. Awesome happenstance.
  • Very nice studio . We went to listen to music from a local group, see glass blowing live and hear the artist talk about glass blowing. Very cool experience. Prices are expensive but it's local hand made products.

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