Glass Act | Kids VT | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice

Seven Days needs your financial support!

Glass Act 

Arts: Custom glassware from AO Glass

Published September 1, 2012 at 4:00 a.m.

Husband and wife glassblowers Tove Ohlander and Rich Arentzen trained in Sweden before they opened their Pine Street studio and store, AO Glass Works, earlier this year. Many families and school classes have since stopped in to watch them mold molten glass, shaping it into vases, bowls, lampshades and tiny figurines available for purchase. This fall, the couple is adding a new service: custom glassware crafted in the shape of a child's handprint or footprint. Your kids make an imprint in sand, and Ohlander and Arentzen use that form to produce the piece. Call ahead to find out what's cooking in their 2000-degree oven.

AO Glass Works: 416 Pine Street, Burlington. Weekday hours, 10 a.m.—4 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m.—2 p.m., closed Sundays. Info, 540-0223, aoglass.com.

This article was originally published in Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT.

Got something to say? Send a letter to the editor and we'll publish your feedback in print!

More By This Author

About The Author

Sachi Leith

Sachi Leith

Bio:
Sachi is an intern with Kids VT and Seven Days. Born and raised in Burlington, VT, she is now attending university at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Comments


Comments are closed.

Since 2014, Seven Days has allowed readers to comment on all stories posted on our website. While we’ve appreciated the suggestions and insights, the time has come to shut them down — at least temporarily.

While we champion free speech, facts are a matter of life and death during the coronavirus pandemic, and right now Seven Days is prioritizing the production of responsible journalism over moderating online debates between readers.

To criticize, correct or praise our reporting, please send us a letter to the editor. Or send us a tip. We’ll check it out and report the results.

Online comments may return when we have better tech tools for managing them. Thanks for reading.

Keep up with us Seven Days a week!

Sign up for our fun and informative
newsletters:

All content © 2022 Da Capo Publishing, Inc. 255 So. Champlain St. Ste. 5, Burlington, VT 05401

Advertising Policy  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us  |  About Us  |  Help
Website powered by Foundation