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Nice shop, typical of what is expected

Thousands of glass items displayed well. Great craftsmanship is obvious. No glass blowing demo, as... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
FiveGsplus9
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Orlando, Florida
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Another really neat store in Helen

Yes, my family with younger children did venture into a glass shop, and we really enjoyed looking... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
jwmcrazynurse
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Augusta, Georgia
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8600 N Main St, Unit 1, Helen, GA 30545-2337
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Yes, my family with younger children did venture into a glass shop, and we really enjoyed looking around, very unique gifts and neat things to look at. Yes, you can go in here with children BUT you better keep them close and well supervised since...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jwmcrazynurse
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Stop by and you can watch as he blows the glass to form an object from a glob of hot glass. It is an awesome experience if you have never watched before.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Darienwood
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We always stop here on our trip to Helen. The amount of stuff to choose from is absolutely unreal!! They can even personalize things, create an object for you and you can watch it all happen! We always by their mystery boxes which are super...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kylee M
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Don’t expect Chilluy art here. Its typical Georgia kitch. I did buy a cool hat and everyone was nice. Not too pricey.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ken V
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We went in and got to see the glassblower making a few items for the store. He answered everyones questions and went into detail about the craft. A fun little shop and you leave with some facts about how the store came to be

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank brooklynbellasmama
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Spent the most time and money in this shop. Glassblower was very helpful, knowledgeable and friendly!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank April C
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Thousands of glass items displayed well. Great craftsmanship is obvious. No glass blowing demo, as we were there when shop opened.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank FiveGsplus9
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I am in LOVE with glassblowing artists! I am amazed at their talent and artistry. And having tried glassblowing myself, I can tell you that it is NOT an easy medium to work with. So... I was very excited to see the sign for a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank theatretoni
Reviewed 24 September 2017

When ever I take my friends or family to Helen, this is the shop that they spend the most time in, with its live demonstrations and beautiful displays of glasswork for sale.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank joyce y
Reviewed 19 September 2017

While I will not deny that it is interesting to watch them make the blown glass, nor that there are some very beautiful pieces to be found in this shop, I feel I must also warn potential buyers. We visited Helen Georgia in April for...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Cara S
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