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Y is For Youghiogheny Glass

47  166/365  This is not my studio floor
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Youghiogheny Glass Factory Parking Lot. Photo by Wayne Stratz.

Stratoz took a trip to visit a friend in Cleveland, and stopped at the Youghiogheny Glass Factory in Connellsville, PA,  on his way back.  He was greeted by this really cool parking lot of glass scraps!  He bought several sheets to bring home, and we’ve been enjoying the rich variegated colors and the dimension and beauty they bring to Stratoz’ stained glass and my mosaics.

47 169/365  Up close with Youghiogheny Glass
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Up close with Youghiogheny Glass. Photo by Wayne Stratz.


Welcome Sign Mosaic in Warm Tones
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Welcome Sign Mosaic in Warm Tones by Nutmeg Designs


47  215/365  went home with a friend
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Blue Green Starflower by Wayne Stratz.

We are proud that Youghiogheny glass is from Pennsylvania!


  1. SharleneT. says:

    It’s absolutely beautiful BUT who would name a town that? Don’t they realize what that does to first graders? Poor babes. Your art is wonderful… Thanks for sharing a great educational Y word.

  2. Lisa says:

    Unfortunately, looks like the store and the factory are closed. Drove an hour to get there today during their advertised open hours, and everything is shut down.

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