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Fascinating Demo and Beautiful Glass Art

As other reviewers have noted, we saw a glass blowing demo on our Viking cruise. It was very... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Lake Jackson, Texas
The place to go for beautiful Glass

We took a Viking River Cruise and enjoyed the on ship demonstration by Hans on cold tube glass... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
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Muhlenstrasse 2, 97877 Wertheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We recently took a Viking River Cruise and had a very positive experience with Wertheimer Glaskunst. I purchased several blown glass Christmas ornaments and a beautiful bracelet for our daughter. I did not find the bracelet when I returned home, contacted Hans and within two...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

As other reviewers have noted, we saw a glass blowing demo on our Viking cruise. It was very informative to not only see the glass blowing process but to hear the history of glass blowing in this region of Germany. Like others, we did visit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

DO NOT DO BUSINESS WITH THESE PEOPLE!!! After a great demonstration on board our Viking Cruise, we visited their store. We bought their merchandise and after we returned home (USA), we found it to be defective (Oct 17). After calling their store in Germany on...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank William H
Reviewed 21 December 2017

My husband loved the glass-blowing demo. The next day we visited the store and bought well over $300 in glass ornaments, and paid to have them shipped. When we received the box a couple of weeks later, several of the ornaments were smashed to pieces;...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jeannie S
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We were on a Viking River Cruise when Karl, the owner of Wertheimer Glaskunst came on board to demonstrate glass blowing. I was picked to help him with his demonstration and he gave me what he made as a souvenir. He was a nice fellow....More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank CastilPinoy A
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

It was such a delight to watch Karl blow glass and so interesting and informative to learn the techniques he uses!! His humorous commentary kept us all laughing while he created a beautiful Christmas ornament we got to keep!! Wish I knew how to order...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 111joep
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We saw and enjoyed immensely Hans-Joachim Ittig's glass blowing exhibition on a Rhine-Danube river cruise last year, and bought some items from him then. This year, we ordered some more glass items from Hans-Joachim by e-mail. We want to thank him wholeheartedly for the glass...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Scyllas
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We took a Viking River Cruise and enjoyed the on ship demonstration by Hans on cold tube glass blowing. So when we finished the city tour we stopped into the store and had a great experience viewing all of the items that he has crafted....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 9 June 2017

After returning home from a fantastic Viking Grand European Tour on May 23, my wife and I had wished we purchased even more glass art items from the Wertheimer Glaskunst during our May 17 visit. While checking the internet to see if I could locate...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jim L
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The ittig family have seven generations of glass blowing under their belts and are based in Wertheim am Main. They settled there in 1950 after escaping from east to west Germany and are one of the original founders of the scientific glass industry in Wertheim....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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25 August 2017|
Response from Jim L | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they sell items via the internet. I communicated by sending them emails, but am not aware that they conduct sales that way.