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First Place $45,000 Glass Marble Treasure with 158 Beautiful Works of Art

Who can hunt for this treasure? You can! In the month of July 2022, you can hunt for this, and thousands of other individual treasures hidden around the world!

Congratulations, everyone, and thank you for being a part of this amazing glass history!
Never have so many artists come together for a worldwide project like this! 158 artists are making amazing history together in July 2022, providing the world with the most amazing glass treasure!

This list is very impressive. We have now put together one of the most valuable glass treasures in glass history. Anyone in the world will be allowed to search for this amazing treasure for free! Clues will be given on social media. To join in on the hunt click here

This first-place treasure contains handmade marbles from the world’s top marble artists, from borosilicate to soft glass to furnace work, and so many of the legends and world-famous artists that we all look up to!

Brian Bowden has documented and photographed this amazing treasure and posted it in the galleries on Glass Orbits for posterity and history. Brian has gone above and beyond to document, record, and appraise this entire first place collection.


To view each and every piece of this first-place treasure, please visit Brian’s Bowden's website Glass Orbits. View the entire glass treasure here.

This amazing treasure is going to be on display at the Clarke Historical Museum for the entire month of June for the general public and the media to view before the lucky first-place winner claims it!! http://www.clarkemuseum.org

  To join in on the fun and hunt for this treasure and many others, click here.

Artists: the first-place collection is now closed to new entries. We are now working on the second-place prize collection. If any artist would like to add a marble to this treasure for second place, please contact us.

Artist the 1st place collection is now closed to new entries, we are now working on the second place prize collection. If any artist would like to add a marble to this treasure for 2nd place please contact us.

6/29/22 Update!! “The World’s Biggest Marble Hunt” 158 artist treasure hunt will begin on July 23rd 11:00 am CST
•This amazing treasure is valued at $45,000 and has 158 beautiful pieces of art! Currently this treasure is at the Clarke Museum more information about this collection on our website.
• Individual hunters or teams will need to be registered by July 20th noon CST.. Registration begins July 1st. Please list each member of your team for registration.
•Team size can be up to three people.
These individuals can complete tasks and represent the entire team at checkpoints or take on tasks that have to be completed for the hunt. At least one team member will have to travel to each location.
•Individuals or teams hunting for this treasure will not be allowed to share information or work with other hunters or teams. This will disqualify you from the entire hunt.
•This hunt takes place in the United States and traveling will be required. This is a physically active challenge and you will have to travel and go to real locations and complete tasks such as searching and hiking to checkpoints.
•Multiple starting points will be located all over the world as well as the United States. Time delays will be put in place at the beginning the hunt to make sure things are as even as possible for international participants.
• You will need a working cell phone that will be capable of taking video and photos for authenticating locations and checking in on Facebook or the Facebook app Most checkpoints will require video footage of yourself or a team member
You will need to be a member of Worlds Biggest Marble Hunt Facebook group this is where the hunt will take place and the world will get to watch!
Stay tuned for more information and a complete list of rules on July 1st this post on Worlds Biggest Marble Hunt Facebook group page.


 
This is the list of 158 glass artists from around the world, who each created a handmade marble to create this one-of-a-kind $45,000 treasure! To view these marbles one by one, click here.

Artist list:

1) David Carlisle (Dave MC) - 1.74”
2) Jeff Sidney - 1.12”
3) Michael Mangiafico - 0.99”
4) Larry Cazes - 2.31”
5) Jason Criner - 1.48"
6) Steve Strother - 1.58"
7) David MacDonald - 1.82"
8) Kristi MacDonald - 1.25"
9) Zach Jorgenson & Chelsea Bent - 1.81"
10) Joe Naish - 2.35"
11) Hot House Glass - 2.08"
12) Seth Bickis - 2.57"
13) Josh Simpson - 2.93"
14) Blake Hastings - 1.82"
15) Jay Slack - 1.99"
16) John Bridges - 1.87"
17) Scott Miller - 1.95"
18) Mark Matthews - 2.89"
19) Geoffrey Beetem - 3.95"
20) Fred Linders - 1.73"
21) Jared DeLong - 1.42"
22) Anthony Weber - 1.47"
23) Kevin O'Grady - 2.94"
24) Tim Mazet - 2.28"
25) Adrien Connangle
26) Holly Menard - 1.25"
27) Ian Johnson - 2.36"
28) Rob Brouillard - 1.55”
29) Aaron Andrews - 1.66”
30) Jon Bowers - 1.30”
31) Matt Hoover - 1.25”
32) Scott Tribble - 1.00"
33) Bre Valadez - 0.77”
34) Richard Costi - 1.08”
35) Candice Costi - 1.07”
36) Russell Byrne (England) - 2.06"
37) Hezakiah Mecham - 1.32”
38) Isaac Paigen - 1.84”
39) Lewis Wilson - 1.56”
40) Anthony Joseph Hayes - 1.58”
41) Brian Hayes - 1.62”
42) Gerhard Schorer (Germany) - 1.34”
43) Malachi Wilkinson - 0.86"
44) Justin Holle - 2.17"
45) Corning Glass Museum Hot Shop - 2.17"
46) Luke Stone - 1.39”
47) Melea Farlow-Low - 1.51”
48) Jason Lindquist - 1.69"
49) Jes Durfee - 2.60"
50) Nick Poirier - 1.49”
51) Gateson Recko - 1.54"
52) Brian Toseland - 1.85"
53) Bruce Breslow - 1.29”
54) Marc Kornbluh - 2.20"
55) Kellelynne Riley - 1.39"
56) Heather Behrendt - 1.44"
57) Elena Hernburg (Russia) - 1.93"
58) Keri Mullen - 1.41”
59) Ronny Groves - 1.89”
60) Jeremy Sinkus - 1.93"
61) Harley Munier - 1.05”
62) Julie VanEmber (Canada) - 1.38”
63) Theodore Peterson - 2.82"
64) Filip Vogelpohl - 2.07”
65) Kelley Johnson - 2.06”
66) Nik Lequin - 1.49"
67) Zac DeSimone - 2.21"
68) Benjamin Cornwell - 1.88"
69) Ryan Teurfs - 1.05"
70) Joshuah Justice - 1.58"
71) Aaron Slater - 1.51”
72) Daiki Hori (Japan) - 1.43”
73) Buddy Fay - 1.39”
74) Jeremy Dimig - 1.39”
75) Dave Short - 2.00”
76) Margaret Zinser - 1.74”
77) Matt McKasty - 1.42”
78) Kimberly Trett - 1.66”
79) Andrew Kogel - 1.58”
80) Tina Kogel - 1.46”
81) Heather West - 1.18”
82) Randal Henson - 1.82"
83) Anton Bodor - 1.18"
84) John Kobuki - 1.60”
85) Barbara Pitcher - 1.37”
86) Darrell Pitcher - 1.48”
87) Tabba Eiken - 1.08"
88) Chris Apache (Canada) - 1.59”
89) Clark Ramsey - 1.45"
90) Tim Beattie - 2.02”
91) Eddie Seese - 2.22”
92) Peter Boyle - 1.91"
93) Daniel Benway - 1.12”
94) Chris Haussler - 1.14"
95) Sean McDonald - 1.24”
96) Yoshinori Kondo (Japan) - 1.19”
97) Kristina Gray - 1.44”
98) Andrew Anderson - 1.62”
99) Trevor Roberson - 1.14”
100) Ginger Sanders - 1.38"
101) David Plante II - 1.17"
102) Chris Barke - 1.67"
103) Lauren Lohr - 1.32"
104) David Carlson - 1.30”
105) Molly Noon - 1.23”
106) Charles Triston Newman - 1.62”
107) David Buzard - 1.25”
108) Melissa Evans - 1.30”
109) Will Stuckenberg - 1.76"
110) David Pritchett - 1.14"
111) Joshua Vincent - 4.03”
112) Chad Parker - 2.04”
113) Glass Garage - 3.02"
10-artist studio collaboration from Eureka, CA
114) Dave Caldwell - 2.06"
115) Topher Reynolds - 1.82"
116) Richard Hollingshead - 1.98”
117) Eric Brock - 1.79”
118) Travis Weber - 1.51"
119) Marcose Walton - 1.40”
120) Ryan Whitmore - 1.30”
121) Travis Safaro - 1.18”
122) Brejida Manning - 1.37”
123) Matt Manning - 1.26”
124) Jess Harshbarger - 1.48”
125) Daniel Nuttall - 1.41”
126) Jasmine Adamson - 1.42"
127) Davin Patzlaff - 1.39"
128) Justin Hurst - 1.56"
129) Sergio Vettori - 1.44”
130) Chris Reynolds - 1.60”
131) Raven Copeland - 2.50”
132) Sam Shikhbahaei - 2.20”
133) JD Anderson - 2.02"
134) Craig Snell (Australia)-1.81"
135) Andy Ray - 1.86"
136) Colton Baker - 2.96"
137) George O'Grady - 1.96"
138) Maximillian Wolowitz-2.55"
139) Jason Howard - 1.48"
140) Kyle Amundsen - 1.52”
141) Jim O'Shea - 1.08"
142) Shelby Blackwell - 1.41"
143) Chris - 1.13"
144) Carson Pennella - 1.11"
145) Rich Alvarez - 1.17"
146) Ryan Cornelius - 1.15"
147) Colin Munster - 1.48"
148) Lisa Howell - 1.18"
149) Polly Toombs - 1.87"
150) Sabina Boehm - 1.29”
151) Tre King - 0.95”
152) Jae Heckman - 1.04”
153) Thomas Watt - 1.26”
154) Greg Lueck - 1.48"
155) Andrew Lueck - 1.00”
156) Scott Meyer - 1.78"
157) Daria Grigoreva(Russia)-2.22”
158) Ro Purser - 3.11”
 

Information posted below about some of the artist and the studios who donated to this amazing treasure!

 

Gallery of Simpson Glass Click here

Corning Museum of Glass



Mark Matthews Glass
















Gallery of Simpson Glass Click here




























 

 

 

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