Fort Payne Glassblower in National Contest

Orbix Hot Glass, the artistic glassmaker in Fort Payne, is one of the nominees in the Martha Stewart America Made contest among artisans across the country. A pottery business in Leeds east of Birmingham called Earthborn Studios is also a contestant in the challenge, in which American businesses in various categories will be awarded ten thousand dollars to invest back into their business. Earthborn makes dishes for upscale restaurants all around the world, and Orbix makes unique glass products, and you can vote 6 times a day till September 13 at slash-Americanmade.