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  • 1. Nourot Glass Studio
    Benicia, California
    Since 1974
    beauty, excellence, imagination
  • 2. Experience in working with Architects, Designers
    Unique and distinctive work
    Pieces so artistic
    And so prestigious……
    That companion pieces are found in:
    The White House
    The Vatican Collection of Pope John Paul II
    The Corning Museum of Glass
    Private collections worldwide
    Architectural Commissions Taken
  • 3. At Nourot Studio the blow shop produces only hand blown works made in the ancient tradition.
    Blown pieces
    Cast pieces
    Fused or slumped
    Assembled and glued
    From Glass formulas originated in Murano, Italy
    Nourot trademark designs are classic in shape and brilliant in color
    Products that delight the senses…
  • 4. Founding partners: Ann Corcoran and Michael Nourot
    Started making glass together in 1974
    Studio is located at 675 East H St in Benicia, CA, USA
    “Glassblowers on the Waterfront” Just 6 ½ blocks from Historic First Street
    Method of Manufacture: all hand blown glass from own materials and formulas….no moulds used.
    Creating to your specifications for custom architectural commissions since 1987.
    “Time, temperature and pressure are the three elements to master if you want to learn glass making” Micheal Nourot, founder
    NOUROT GLASS STUDIOa California Partnership
  • 5. Examples
  • 6. AirForce Trophy, Spokane Wall
  • 7. Nourot's Client List (partial)
    Lemoore Theatre, Lemoore, CA Custom lighting: chandelier
    Rossmore Theatre, Lafayette, CA Sculptural metal and glass: sconces, fixtures
    Peppermill Hotel and Casino Reno, NV For concept of “planets”, and “cornucopias”
    High Rise lobby wall, Spokane, WA
    A dozen 22” platters in aluminum
    Sloff’s Seafood Bar and Grill, Sacramento, CA Rivergate suspended platters as lighting
    Skywalker Ranch Novato, CA Etched period style shades
    Leslie Griffith, Ch 2 newsperson Oakland, CA
    Residence Lighting; chandelier and sconces
    Bechtel Corporation SF,CA “Continuous Improvement” Award (annual job)
    Bio-Rad Laboratories Benicia, CA Series of unique solid awards on onyx bases. 2003-present
    United States Air Force
    “Solano Trophy” perpetual award
    Mustard’s Restaurant Yountville, CA tall cylindrical sconces
    The Roadhouse Mill Valley, CA bar lighting and dining room
    Ajax Tavern Vail, CO unique sculptural lighting
  • 8. Pope John Paul II
    Presidents Clinton and Reagan
    Custom lighting for office building lobbies, restaurants and casinos
    Custom awards for:
    US Air Force
    Hewlett Packard
    Nourot’s Notable Commissions
  • 9. Lighting Grouping
  • 10. Americans for the Arts
    Washington, DC
    Series Production/ Awards & Premiums
    Etched weight on base
  • 11. Winery Tasting Room Doors
    Garden Sculpture
    Room Dividers
    Pendant and sconce lighting
    Chandeliers and Pendant Lighting
    Sculptural Pieces for Niches
    Corporate Awards and Incentives
    Multi-section platters and bowls to 23” diameter.
    Assembled Centerpieces in Red Satin and Scarlet Nova, 37” h.
    Custom woodworking or custom metal work a specialty.
    Hotel and Restaurant Accent pieces
    Smaller vessel works are in the $350 - $2990 range
    Artist web: www.nourot.com
    We invite you to contact us or visit to see the range of works we can do for your next project.
  • 12. Nicholas Nourot
    Son of founder, began making glass at age 6
    2003 taught classes at Eugene Glass School
    Has attended Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, WA.
    Studied abroad with Dante Marioni, Wick Scotland.
    Our trained staff has over 4 decades of experience to help you.
    Glass artist since 2004; has his own unique style: “Amphorae”
  • 13. Contact Information
    Blowshop and Gallery
    675 East H StreetBenicia, Ca 94510
    Ann Corcoran
    Nicholas Nourot
    Email: nourotglass@gmail.com
    Facebook group: nourot glass studio
    Blog: www.benicianglassbynourot.bloggpot.com
    707 PP-745-1463 PH
    707-745-2181 FAX