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Orient & Flume Art Glass Paperweights & Vases

Orient & Flume was founded by glass artist Douglas Boyd in 1972. The now world-famous glass studio gained its distinctive name from its original location in Chico, CA, which was between Orient Street and Flume Street. After purchasing the property Douglas turned the small historic carriage house that was located on it into an art glass studio that would soon take the art world by storm. By 1973 the progressive glass studio had grown too large for its modestly sized quarters and relocated to Park Avenue where it is still located to this very day. Orient & Flume's early efforts focused on recreating the iridescent art glass made famous earlier in the 20th century by glass makers such as Loetz, Tiffany and Steuben. The unique beauty and originality of their work led to their vases, paperweights and sculptures becoming very popular with aficionados of fine art glass. In later years they shifted their creative focus toward creating three-dimensional designs within clear glass. Orient & Flume's talented team of artists, which includes Bruce Sillars, Jeff Howell, Richard Braley, Scott Beyers and William Carter, work both individually and as a collaborative team to make their beautiful creations. While most of the studio's glass works do typically somewhat conform to a common theme, each artist is allowed the freedom to add their own unique creative touch.

Orient and Flume currently produces not only vases and paperweights but animal, vegetable and fruit sculptures as well. Their art glass can be found in the permanent collections of museums including the Smithsonian, the Metropolitan Museum, the Chicago Art Institute, the Chrysler Museum and the Corning Glass Museum as well as in private collections and galleries all around the world.

We feature many wonderful collectibles here at The Prudent Collector but Orient and Flume's glass creations are truly some of our personal favorites. Their works are consistently stunning. Take some time to browse all of their available creations below and we're certain that you will agree with us! We also invite you to browse the selection of art glass from other noted studios and artists including Correia Art Glass, Lundberg Studios, Lotton Art Glass, Dale Chihuly, Carl Radke, Josh Simpson and Glass Eye Studio.

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1984 Orient & Flume Ltd Edition 342/500 Strawberry Pattern Art Glass Paperweight

1984 Orient & Flume Ltd Edition 342/500 Strawberry Pattern Art Glass Paperweight

$27.00

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Orient & Flume Crystal Cased Matt Quinn Floral Paperweight 1985 LE 24/100 EC

Orient & Flume Crystal Cased Matt Quinn Floral Paperweight 1985 LE 24/100 EC

$249.95

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vintage 1976 Orient & Flume Iridescent Pink Purple Paperweight SIGNED midcentury

vintage 1976 Orient & Flume Iridescent Pink Purple Paperweight SIGNED midcentury

$110.00

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Orient and Flume Sillars 1976 Art Glass Paperweight Feather Flower

Orient and Flume Sillars 1976 Art Glass Paperweight Feather Flower

$19.95

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Orient & Flume Glass Quail Paperweight Beyers Sillars

Orient & Flume Glass Quail Paperweight Beyers Sillars

$70.00

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Orient & Flume 1977 paperweight from our parent's collection

Orient & Flume 1977 paperweight from our parent's collection

$27.00

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Vintage 1976 Orient And Flume Iridescent Paperweight Signed

Vintage 1976 Orient And Flume Iridescent Paperweight Signed

$125.00

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Orient & Flume Iridescent Starfish Paperweight Sherwin

Orient & Flume Iridescent Starfish Paperweight Sherwin

$50.00

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Orient & Flume Studio Art Glass Vase Cobalt Blue w Fine Pulled Feather Design

Orient & Flume Studio Art Glass Vase Cobalt Blue w Fine Pulled Feather Design

$74.99

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vintage 1976 Orient & Flume Iridescent GREEN mix Paperweight SIGNED midcentury

vintage 1976 Orient & Flume Iridescent GREEN mix Paperweight SIGNED midcentury

$148.00

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Orient & Flume Iridescent Frosted Apple with Leaf Art Glass Paperweight

Orient & Flume Iridescent Frosted Apple with Leaf Art Glass Paperweight

$19.89

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3" Signed Orient and Flume Flower & Hearts Opal Frosted Flower Paperweight 1978

$149.95

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ART GLASS Vase ORIENT & FLUME Blue Irises BRUCE SILLARS

ART GLASS Vase ORIENT & FLUME Blue Irises BRUCE SILLARS

$61.89

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Orient and Flume Iridescent Glass Vase David Smallhouse 1989 10-5/8

Orient and Flume Iridescent Glass Vase David Smallhouse 1989 10-5/8" Tall

$300.00

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1982 Signed ORIENT & FLUME Art Glass PARROT in TREE Flowers Paperweight

1982 Signed ORIENT & FLUME Art Glass PARROT in TREE Flowers Paperweight

$195.00

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