• £ 299.00 In Stock

    A perfectly-crafted 4-row concentric set around a yellowish-green star and made up of 6 different types of complex millefiori canes with alternating canes in the 2nd and 4th rows. Colours range from pale-pink, pale-blue & pale-amber to purple, lime-green & orange.The base, which shows considerable signs of wear, is slightly concave with an...

    £ 299.00
  • £ 225.00 In Stock

    A delicate floral arrangement: 2 pale-lilac fantasy flowers in full bloom, one unfurling and a tightly-closed bud set against a “misty” backdrop. Completing the design are brown stems & spiky brown leaves. Finished with a top facet and 6 small circular facets near the top of the weight. Signed with a pink/blue “A” cane at the base of the stems....

    £ 225.00
  • £ 350.00 In Stock

    Lying coiled in a sandy environment, next to a low-growing cactus and a scarlet flower, is a reddish-brown rattlesnake with its distinctive yellow & black body markings. Ever watchful - with raised head and “rattle” - it is poised to strike should an unsuspecting prey happen to pass by.Scratch-signed and numbered P 138 on the polished, concave base....

    £ 350.00
  • £ 450.00 In stock

    The clear crystal set with a hummingbird searching for nectar. The bird - with its metallic green body and forked tail - is hovering in front of 3 lavender-blue flowers growing from a cluster of pale-green leaves together with a single bud. On the same branch is a second cluster of leaves and another 3 buds.Signed & dated: Ayotte Ed./50 ‘90. Polished,...

    £ 450.00
  • £ 310.00 In Stock

    A delightful floral arrangement with a spray of yellow-centred, purple freesias cascading around a bright-blue clematis with long, upright blue anthers and an aster with a red & yellow central disk surrounded by pale-lilac rays. Green stalks and curling tendrils complete the arrangement, which is set over an opaque white ground.Signed on the underside...

    £ 310.00
  • £ 460.00 In stock

    A miniature weight with 7 millefiori canes on a cushion of white upset muslin interwoven with a couple of blue & pink ribbons. In addition to the pink composite cane centred by a butterfly silhouette, there are 3 other Gridel silhouettes - a black dog, rooster & mountain goat - and 2 complex arrow canes.Polished, concave base with wear ring.  

    £ 460.00
  • £ 99.00 In stock

    A post-classic scrambled weight with an assortment of short lengths of white latticinio and multi-coloured rods set over a white, 2-tiered double latticinio basket. Probably made by a glass worker after hours as a gift for a member of the family, the rods are not perfectly centred over the basket.Lightly-ground flat base with signs of wear.  

    £ 99.00
  • £ 230.00 In stock

    A neat set-up and good colouring in this fine Old English concentric enclosed in a white basket of 8-tooth cog canes. The 4 rows of blue, pink and white millefiori cog & cross canes are centred by a large, white 8-tooth cog lined in red and veneered in aqua. Between the canes are small controlled bubbles - plus a couple that got out of control! The...

    £ 230.00

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March 11th: today’s update includes new designs from Mike Hunter and American millefiori artist Damon MacNaught - as well as paperweights from Paul YsartSalvador Ysart & Whitefriars

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March 1st: the next paperweight club meeting will be the NPS spring meeting on Saturday 24th March to be held at the Newby Bridge Hotel in Cumbria.

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