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Would you like some handmade Glass Marbles from Holy City, CA? HOLY ROLLERS help kids get back to basics with these timeless games. Read more

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This project was successfully funded on July 19, 2012.

Would you like some handmade Glass Marbles from Holy City, CA? HOLY ROLLERS help kids get back to basics with these timeless games.

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This is our Story -

The Holy Rollers marble project is the brainchild of Tom Stanton and
Curt Walton. The marbles come from Holy City, CA, a small town that
decades ago was the host to hundreds of religious fanatics--hence the
name, Holy City, and our HOLY ROLLERS.

We hope to introduce "Holy Rollers" at the toy convention in New York
City in February of 2013, and we need your help! We want to bring back
the game of marbles to the youth of the world, with the hope that
playing face-to-face, tactile games will give our children something to do besides play video games. 

Our Kickstarter goal is $5,000 but we don't want to stop there.  The more we collect, the better our worldwide launch will be at the toy convention in February.

For a $15 dollar pledge, we will send you this beautiful,
hand-signed original painting created by Tom Stanton exclusively for
this product.

For a pledge of $35 you will receive the bag of marbles below along with the other gifts described on the right column.

Pledges of $125 and $250 will bring you the custom, hand-made glass
marbles from Holy City! These are rare, LIMITED EDITIONS and no more
will be made or sold except for the ones received by our generous
donors. An incredible offer for true collectors!

For $400, we present our spectagular "EARTH MARBLE." This limited edition of only 50 marbles will be numbered and signed by the artists at Holy City. They are hand-formed and hand colored with continents, oceans, and clouds--all in separate layers--bringing you a three dimensional view of our planet on a beautiful 2-1/2" glass orb. Don't miss out on these fabulous and incredibly rare collectibles!

For $600 we offer a marble making course for 2. For $1500 we offer a marble making party for 4.

Our classes are an extraordinary opportunity to learn the art of
making marbles yourself. Whether it is with one of your friends or
three of them, we will make sure that you will have an evening to
remember. The marble designs and colors will be completely customized
by you--making this the ultimate personal experience. A "bucket-list"
must!

For $3500 we offer you the ultimate art glass marble making experience!For those of your outside of the San Francisco Bay Area, glass artists Curt Walton and Tom Stanton will travel cross-country to the nearest metropolitan area, where you and one of your friends will enjoy a full day of instructional glass blowing at a glass studio, and even create your own set of marbles to take home. You will also receive a beautiful DVD shot during the day and edited into a keepsake of your experience.

We would appreciate your help getting our Holy Rollers to the Toy Convention in  2013. Please help us out with this unique, worthwhile project and enjoy your unique hand-made marble rewards!

Curt & Tom

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  • You selected
    Pledge $15 or more

    3 backers

    For a $15 pledge, you will receive a huge thank you on our website and
    a beautiful, hand-signed postcard from Holy City, CA thanking you for
    your kind donation. The postcard features the original painting
    created in 1992 by Tom Stanton and a custom Holy City postage stamp on
    the back. This is a limited Edition of 1,000 hand signed and hand numbered. A true collector's item.

    Estimated delivery:
  • You selected
    Pledge $35 or more

    49 backers

    For helping us with a $35 pledge, you will receive a set of 10 glass
    marbles in a beautiful leather pouch, embossed with the words "HOLY
    ROLLERS," a copy of "World Art Glass Quarterly" magazine, a postcard
    from Holy City, CA with a custom Holy City postage stamp, and a
    booklet describing the history of Holy City.

    Estimated delivery:
  • You selected
    Pledge $65 or more

    6 backers

    With your generous pledge of $65, you will receive TWO sets of 10
    Glass Marbles in leather pouches, embossed with the words "HOLY
    ROLLERS," and two different issues of "World Art Glass Quarterly"
    magazine, as well as two postcards from Holy City, CA with custom Holy
    City postage stamps, and a two booklets describing the history of Holy
    City.

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  • You selected
    Pledge $125 or more

    15 backers Limited (60 left of 75)

    A pledge of $125 will bring you a signed, "Limited Edition" 1.5"
    Marble with a beautiful stand. This custom piece of art comes hand
    signed and numbered by the artists of Holy City and with a signed
    letter of authenticity, all in a beautiful box. Only 75 of these
    Limited Edition pieces will be created. You will receive
    the gifts for reward level #2 as well.

    Estimated delivery:
  • You selected
    Pledge $250 or more

    1 backer Limited (99 left of 100)

    A pledge of $250 will assure you of a signed, "Limited Edition" 2-3/8"
    Marble with an attractive stand so you can show it off to anyone who
    visits your home or office. This work of art comes hand signed and
    numbered by the artists of Holy City, with a signed letter of
    authenticity and a beautiful box. Only 100 of these Limited Edition
    pieces will be created. You will receive the gifts for reward level #2 as well.

    Estimated delivery:
  • You selected
    Pledge $400 or more

    2 backers Limited (48 left of 50)

    The custom "Earth Marble" created by artist Tom Stanton is yours for a
    pledge of $400. The much sought after EARTH MARBLE, a 2-1/2" orb, is
    completely hand made and hand colored with beautiful continents,
    oceans, and clouds. As a limited edition of 50, these will go fast.
    You will receive the gifts for reward level #2 as well.

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  • You selected
    Pledge $600 or more

    0 backers Limited (4 left of 4)

    Interested in taking a marble making class from the masters? For only
    $600, you receive a 3-hour "Marble Making" course for 2 in Holy City
    Studios, where you will learn how to make world-class marbles from
    artists with over 30 years experience in the glass business. The
    evening includes dinner, and you will take home anything you make that
    evening as our gift. You will be sure to come away with some wonderful
    memories! You will receive the gifts for reward level #2 as well.

    Estimated delivery:
  • You selected
    Pledge $1,500 or more

    0 backers Limited (4 left of 4)

    Have you ever considered a glass blowing party? Well, here is your
    chance! For a pledge of $1,500 you and 3 of your friends will enjoy an
    engaging evening at your own personal "Marble Making" party in Holy
    City Studios. We will serve an amazing dinner, socialize, and help you
    learn to make world-class marbles. Keep everything you make that
    evening--including memories of an evening you will never forget. You will receive the gifts for reward level #2 as well.

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  • You selected
    Pledge $3,500 or more

    0 backers Limited (3 left of 3)

    Here is the ultimate art glass connoisseur's dream--and it can come
    true for a pledge of only $3,500. Artists Curt Walton and Tom Stanton
    will personally fly to any major metropolitan area in the continental
    United States and spend a day (6-8 hours) with you and one of your
    friends. We will teach you the art of designing and creating art glass
    marbles. We will also create a customized DVD of you working with the
    glass! The day includes a world class dinner at one of the finest
    restaurants in town. Don't miss this! Create one of the most memorable
    days of your life--learning from the masters and creating your own set
    of hand-crafted marbles! You will receive the gifts for reward level #2 as well.

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