Simon Pearce

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Facility:Simon Pearce
Description:Visitors are welcome to observe the Simon Pearce glassblowers at work in one of our four workshops. In Windsor and Oakland, a catwalk viewing gallery above the factory floor provides an ideal vantage point. The Quechee and Brandywine sites provide close encounters with the glassblowers. Visitors may stand on the same level, separated from the craftspeople by a safety railing. Glass has been made over four thousand years, beginning in Western Asia. The first items made of glass were small objects such as beads. These early glass objects were made by using molds. Glass vessels began to appear in the late 15th and 16th centuries B.C. Glassblowing evolved much later, during the 1st century B.C. in the Roman Empire. By blowing glass, craftsmen could produce vessels in a wider variety of shapes and sizes previously only possible in pottery and metal. 9am-5pm daily
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Address 1:Route 5
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City:North Windsor
State/Province:VT
Zip Code:05089
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Telephone:(802) 674-6280
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