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Christmas Gifts for Guys: Specialty Whiskey Glasses

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Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift for the men in your life? Well, you can stop searching right now. GlassblowerBen’s specialty whiskey glasses are the perfect Christmas gifts for guys this holiday season.

A Variety of Specialty Whiskey Glasses

GlassblowerBen offers a number of specialty, hand-stamped whiskey glasses that come in six varied sizes: small, medium, large, slanted, medium thin, and large thin.

Louisiana Themed Whiskey Glasses

As a Louisiana-based company located in historic New Orleans, GlassblowerBen has a host of specialty whiskey glasses for Louisiana residents and fans alike.

NOLA Manhole Cover Glass

Even our manhole covers have their own recognizable design. Enjoy this classic symbol of the City of New Orleans as a stamp on the bottom of a handcrafted Dombey glass.

The hand-stamped NOLA manhole cover glass makes an excellent gift for locals and visitors alike. The glassblowing technique we use makes each glass truly unique, a one-of-a-kind product you can’t buy in stores.

Louisiana Glass

Celebrate the Sportsman’s Paradise with a toast to craft spirits in an unparalleled, handmade custom rocks glass. Our state is like no other in the U.S., and drinkers will be able to enjoy a whole new drinking experience with this glass.

Uniquely Patterned Whiskey Glasses

Escher Pattern

This one-of-a-kind Dombey glass features an infinite, interlocking pattern that creates a mesmerizing optical effect and is a great celebration of mathematics and philosophy. It’s the perfect gift for the intellectual in your life.

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Grid-Bottom Glass

With its simple, clean design, the hand-stamped grid bottom glass makes for a versatile gift that is the perfect present for anyone this holiday season.

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Custom Dombey Glasses

For a Christmas gift that’s simple, sophisticated, and straight-drinking, we offer a three sizes of classic, custom Dombey rocks glasses that give you a great way to enjoy your favorite holiday whiskey without too much ornamentation.

Contact GlassblowerBen for Your Custom Holiday Whiskey Glasses

With Christmas drawing ever closer, now’s the time to stock up on unique holiday gifts to give to your friends and loved ones. All of our whiskey glasses are handmade by expert glassblower Ben Dombey, providing you with a one-of-a-kind Christmas gift that keeps on giving every time you pour one to celebrate. Contact us today or call 504-603-7080 to get your order in before the hectics of the holidays!

Meet the Maker Event Coming to GlassblowerBen!

Here at GlassblowerBen, we are thrilled to announce an exciting event happening soon right here at our very own studio. GlassblowerBen’s Ben Dombey has been selected as a featured “Maker” by Maker’s Mark. This recognition comes after years of hard work and a mastery of his craft. Maker’s Mark has scoured the country to find influential artists and artisans who create inspirational pieces. They have partnered with GlassblowerBen to throw an invitation-only event that highlights both their delicious cocktails and the beautiful glassware in which they are served.

On November 29th, a select number of people will be able to join us at the next Maker’s Mark “Meet the Maker.” Featuring crafty cocktails and delicious food, the highlight of the evening will be a glassblowing demonstration by Ben Dombey, finishing off with a Maker’s Mark tasting tour led by Maker’s Mark Diplomat Frank Krockenberger.

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Meet & Drink

The event starts at 5:00 P.M., where guests can grab a drink and meet with some of the team members at the studio’s main entrance.

Glassblowing & Whiskey Tasting

After this, there will be a glass blowing demonstration by Ben at 6:00pm, followed up by a Maker’s Mark portfolio tasting with Frank.

Cocktails, Snacks & Networking

The night will cap off with premium Maker’s Mark cocktails and snacks while networking with Ben and the Maker’s Mark team.

About Ben


Glass came into Ben Dombey’s life in 2003. It was like a release, a calling, a passion, and an addiction all rolled into one beautiful muscular fire-dance. Ben has devoted his life to this calling ever since.

Ben majored in glassblowing at Tulane University in New Orleans and received his Bachelors of Fine Arts in 2008. After two more years of working in the New Orleans glass world, it was time to head to grad school at the Rochester Institute of Technology.  He received a Master's of Fine Arts in 2012.

A versatile and accomplished artist, Dombey has traveled around the world to work with the best of the best.  He currently lives in New Orleans and continues to make glass full time.

About Frank

Frank started his career with Beam Suntory in October of 2015. He has what may be called the best job out there, educating and selling the Maker’s Mark portfolio of Bourbon. When Frank isn’t building relationships at one of the many great New Orleans bars and restaurants, he is at home with his wife Leslie and their two daughters, Delaney and Leighton. They travel as often as possible to draw on different experiences and indulge in their love of seeing new places.

Custom Glassblowing with GlassblowerBen

We hope to see you at our upcoming event, but you don’t have to wait until the end of November to come check us out! Contact GlassblowerBen today and see all the amazing glassware we can craft just for you!