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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.

What you see here are some of the Josh Simpson art glass items available for sale on eBay. If you don't see exactly what you're looking for search here for more!

Josh Simpson Art Glass ocean sea world 2

Josh Simpson Art Glass ocean sea world 2" Planet signed JS13 original USA marble

$64.95

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JOSH SIMPSON MAGNUM INHABITED PLANET PAPERWEIGHT MINT

JOSH SIMPSON MAGNUM INHABITED PLANET PAPERWEIGHT MINT

$750.00

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Large 3

Large 3" Josh Simpson Mega Planet American Studio Art Glass Paperweight

$142.50

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Where the Earth Meets the Sky DVD-Glassworks of Josh Simpson-Glass Blowing-VG

Where the Earth Meets the Sky DVD-Glassworks of Josh Simpson-Glass Blowing-VG

$14.99

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Josh Simpson Art Glass Inhabited Waterworld Planet

Josh Simpson Art Glass Inhabited Waterworld Planet

$79.99

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Vintage Handmade Large Beautiful Marble Josh Simpson ???

Vintage Handmade Large Beautiful Marble Josh Simpson ???

$149.95

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Josh Simpson Art Glass Marble Red New Mexico Planet

Josh Simpson Art Glass Marble Red New Mexico Planet

$80.99

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Josh Simpson Inhabited Planet Art Glass Paperweight 1999 Signed

Josh Simpson Inhabited Planet Art Glass Paperweight 1999 Signed

$249.99

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Josh Simpson Art Glass Inhabited Planet

Josh Simpson Art Glass Inhabited Planet

$99.00

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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

$579.99

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Josh Simpson amethyst iridescent art glass vase

Josh Simpson amethyst iridescent art glass vase

$130.00

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Josh Simpson 2005 New Mexico Series Shellborne, MA Art Glass Charger Sculpture

Josh Simpson 2005 New Mexico Series Shellborne, MA Art Glass Charger Sculpture

$125.00

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Josh Simpson Tektite Portal art glass scupture  USA

Josh Simpson Tektite Portal art glass scupture USA

$1,600.00

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RARE VINTAGE 80's JOSH SIMPSON Signed GLASS PAPERWEIGHT Metallic -STUNNING 3

RARE VINTAGE 80's JOSH SIMPSON Signed GLASS PAPERWEIGHT Metallic -STUNNING 3"

$250.00

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Josh Simpson Early Art Glass Inhabited Planet Boston MPT 98

Josh Simpson Early Art Glass Inhabited Planet Boston MPT 98

$79.99

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Josh Simpson Glass Artist by Andrew Chaikin and Josh Simpson 2001, Hardcover

Josh Simpson Glass Artist by Andrew Chaikin and Josh Simpson 2001, Hardcover

$39.95

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Josh Simpson Art Glass Metallic World Planet

Josh Simpson Art Glass Metallic World Planet

$79.99

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Signed Josh Simpson Clear & Red Studio Art Glass Tumbler Vase

Signed Josh Simpson Clear & Red Studio Art Glass Tumbler Vase

$99.99

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OOAK Josh SIMPSON Inhabited PLANET Art GLASS Sphere MARBLE 1.75

OOAK Josh SIMPSON Inhabited PLANET Art GLASS Sphere MARBLE 1.75" STUNNING

$100.99

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ORIGINAL COLLECTABLE JOSH SIMPSON ART GLASS BOWL 8

ORIGINAL COLLECTABLE JOSH SIMPSON ART GLASS BOWL 8" WIDE X 4 1/2" HIGH

$389.00

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Pair Vintage Josh Simpson Studio Art Glass Wine Goblet Stunning Pattern.. Signed

Pair Vintage Josh Simpson Studio Art Glass Wine Goblet Stunning Pattern.. Signed

$399.99

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