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Flowers Wilt, Chocolates Melt, Glassybaby Forever

What is a glassybaby? Only the hottest thing to come out of Seattle since Starbucks! The perfect hostess, housewarming or birthday gift, glassybabies are beautiful hand blown glass cups that can be used as candle holders, vases or drinking glasses. They come in 53 different colors, with new ones being introduced all the time and named fun things like "Seattle Sunset," "Rubber Ducky," and Martha Stewart's favorite "Bedford Brown."

When lit up they glow beautifully and make fabulous centerpieces or are sure to spark conversation when used as wine glasses at a party. Glassybabies have been getting a ton of press since Oprah created the buzz by listing them on her list of Favorite Things and artist and creator of glassybaby, Lee Rhodes, was featured on Martha Stewart Living.

A three-time cancer survivor and mother of three, Rhodes started making the glassybabies out of her garage seven years ago as gifts for friends. Now she is giving back by designating a select group of glassybaby colors to benefit organizations contributing to cancer patient care and cancer research. For example, this goldenrod glassybaby benefits M.D. Anderson Cancer Center to help Hurricane Katrina victims receiving cancer treatment.

To see more colors and to find out how to purchase a glassybaby,

Glassybabies are $40 each and can be purchased here.

Join The Conversation
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 10 years
Yeah, I think they're very cute, but NOT WORTH the cost.
Aracelly Aracelly 10 years
I can't justify these. They are mediocre. For about $10 each I'd be more interested.
hotstuff hotstuff 10 years
These are so nice!
colormesticky colormesticky 10 years
Not usually the type of thing I like, but these are really nice. Totally not worth the price tag. I'll wait for the $5 Target ripoffs.
crispet1 crispet1 11 years
Expensive but insanely cute!
ethiopian_princess ethiopian_princess 11 years
oooh. these were on martha stewart. you know what lasts forever ever? tiffany's 100% conflict-free diamonds.
wynter wynter 11 years
Cute but pricey.
lesocialite lesocialite 11 years
they're cute. :]
popstar popstar 11 years
I'd have to ask each my friends for one. Or ask two of them to split the cost of one and start a collection.
haze1nut haze1nut 11 years
it says $40 bucks on the website, but i've been reading around and i see $35? is this the online price?
lilaem lilaem 11 years
They're gorgeous, but way too expensive. How could you possibly just buy one?
t0xxic t0xxic 11 years
madam cheap ass is flabbergasted bc thats to much for a cup lol
haze1nut haze1nut 11 years
actually i went on the site and i fell in love with one of the green ones.........they really are pretty :O
BellaCalla BellaCalla 11 years
I agree with haze1nut - I love them but $40 each is definitely WAY too much!!! They're the kind of thing you need more than one of and that is just crazy. $40 for a set of four, maybe I'd buy them.
haze1nut haze1nut 11 years
$40 bucks?!?! to me that seems absurd!! but they are cute.....but still. if i had to get them, i would have to get at least 4 and that's already $160! scary
CortneyLynn CortneyLynn 11 years
Love them. I would get "wet dog" just for the name!
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