Fremont Antique Glass, A Secret 30 Years In The Making
By Kirby Lindsay Laney
The Fremont Centrist: January 17, 2011
Since 1980, the Fremont Antique Glass Company has kept alive an old-world tradition in glass manufacturing. Tucked in a concrete warehouse that sits on the fringes of industrial, residential and commercial areas, the company creates hand-blown sheet glass.
Jim Flanagan runs the ‘factory’ where, with the help of four employees – Asim Kurjakovic, James Musco, Asmorom Tesfi, and Brad Mayoras – he continues a process replaced over a century ago by machine manufacturers and innovations in plate glass. Yet, today, their high-quality ‘Fremont’ glass continues to be sought by stained glass artists and for building restoration projects. Read More