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Josh Simpson Art Glass

Josh Simpson is a world-renowned American glass artist who has been creating breathtaking art glass items for nearly 4 decades. His highly innovative and exceedingly beautiful works include paperweights, vases, bowls, platters, and copper wire baskets with glass interiors. However his most famous works by far are his stunningly beautiful and exquisitely detailed art glass planets.

Josh Simpson Art Glass Planet

Josh Simpson began creating his signature blown glass planets in 1976 when he realized that the young children from local grade schools touring his glass studio were not particularly interested in his traditional glassworks but were instead quite interested in marbles. This realization inspired Josh to work toward creating highly detailed art glass planets which resembled marbles on a much more intricate level. Depending on each planet's design he designates it as an inhabited or possibly inhabited planet. Each planet that Josh creates is always a completely unique and one of a kind creation. Josh's glass planets range from the size of a golf ball all the way up to his larger megaplanets which can be as large as a basketball! Of all the collectibles we highlight here at The Prudent Collector, Josh Simpson's glass planets are among our absolute favorites. Their exquisite beauty makes them truly breathtaking to behold in person.

Josh Simpson is also well known for his tektites which are sculptures fashioned from blown glass that replicates tektite meteor glass. Building upon this theme, he also creates his tektite portals which incorporate the features of his planets into their center - thus creating the illusion of a portal to another world within the tektite.

Josh Simpson's glass art creations have been featured in numerous prestigious art gallery and museum exhibitions. In addition Josh Simpson art glass can be found in the permanent collections of a number of museums around the world including the Corning Museum of Glass, the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian, the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, and the Museum of Arts & Design in New York. Take some time to explore his creations that are available for sale below and we're sure that you will agree. We also invite you to browse the selection of art glass from other noted artists and studios including Dale Chihuly, Carl Radke, Orient and Flume, Lundberg Studios, Correia Art Glass, Lotton Art Glass and Glass Eye Studio.

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Josh Simpson Hand Crafted Art Glass Marble Unsigned 1 3/8 Inch Diameter Planet?

Josh Simpson Hand Crafted Art Glass Marble Unsigned 1 3/8 Inch Diameter Planet?

$87.99

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Josh Simpson Signed Studio Art Glass 15

Josh Simpson Signed Studio Art Glass 15" Platter Blue New Mexico Galaxy 6 1985

$449.99

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Josh Simpson Red & Black Vase 5

Josh Simpson Red & Black Vase 5" - Marked 4-22 '03

$175.00

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Inhabited Planet - Glass Work by Josh Simpson - SALE

Inhabited Planet - Glass Work by Josh Simpson - SALE

$79.00

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Art Glass Josh Simpson Planet 3” Signed serialized Original

Art Glass Josh Simpson Planet 3” Signed serialized Original

$225.00

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Josh Simpson Inhabited Planet Studio Art Glass Vase Perfume Paperweight

Josh Simpson Inhabited Planet Studio Art Glass Vase Perfume Paperweight

$249.99

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Wonderful Josh Simpson Inhabited Planet Studio Art Glass Vase Signed & Dated

Wonderful Josh Simpson Inhabited Planet Studio Art Glass Vase Signed & Dated

$349.99

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Josh Simpson Art Glass 6” Vase Signed Limited Edition 11-66-10

Josh Simpson Art Glass 6” Vase Signed Limited Edition 11-66-10

$274.99

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JOSH SIMPSON INHABITED PLANETS VASE 4-4-01

JOSH SIMPSON INHABITED PLANETS VASE 4-4-01

$450.00

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Josh Simpson Studio Art Glass Vase in Peach

Josh Simpson Studio Art Glass Vase in Peach

$135.00

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JOSH SIMPSON Paperweight 1 3/8

JOSH SIMPSON Paperweight 1 3/8" Earth Marble with Stand - Signed

$85.00

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Contemporary Modern Art Glass artist JOSH SIMPSON Planet MARBLE

Contemporary Modern Art Glass artist JOSH SIMPSON Planet MARBLE

$49.99

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Josh Simpson Corona Bowl 7 3/4

Josh Simpson Corona Bowl 7 3/4" Diameter - Signed Snow Farm Benefit c2006

$180.00

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Josh Simpson Inhabited Planet Studio Art Glass Marble Radio Fund Raiser

Josh Simpson Inhabited Planet Studio Art Glass Marble Radio Fund Raiser

$52.00

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Josh Simpson amethyst iridescent art glass vase

Josh Simpson amethyst iridescent art glass vase

$125.00

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New MEGAPLANET 500 pc. jigsaw puzzle by Josh Simpson Factory Sealed 19

New MEGAPLANET 500 pc. jigsaw puzzle by Josh Simpson Factory Sealed 19"

$12.50

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Josh Simpson Beautiful Glass Paperweight

Josh Simpson Beautiful Glass Paperweight

$73.00

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Josh Simpson Blue Iridescent Vase - Marked 4-98 '99 HZ - 6 3/4

Josh Simpson Blue Iridescent Vase - Marked 4-98 '99 HZ - 6 3/4" Tall

$170.00

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Josh Simpson Art Glass Otherworld Planet With Rainbow Spaceship 2

Josh Simpson Art Glass Otherworld Planet With Rainbow Spaceship 2" JS98 1998

$250.00

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Josh Simpson signed deep Blue New Mexico Nights 17

Josh Simpson signed deep Blue New Mexico Nights 17" diam. charger art glass 2007

$425.00

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Art Glass 3

Art Glass 3" Tall Paperweight Signed JOSH SIMPSON 9-45-06

$99.99

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