• £ 190.00 In Stock

    The clear crystal set with 2 rings of complex millefiori canes.  Green-centred white stardust canes make up the outer row around red & white corrugated canes. Centring the design is a 2-ring composite cane with white stardust encircling blue/white stars.A wear ring surrounds the concave, polished base.

    £ 190.00
  • £ 210.00 In Stock

    A colourful jumble of 3 or 4 whole canes - including an early arrow & fortress composite cane - partial canes, colourful twists and rods in blue, orange, lime-green, lemon, ruby & turquoise over a muslin cushion. The weight is finished with a circular top facet and 6 side facets.Polished, concave base with a wide wear ring.

    £ 210.00
  • £ 860.00 In Stock

    The clear crystal set with a small lampwork pansy with two purple upper petals and 3 pale-yellow lower petals marked with short black veins.  The curved stem bears two leaves and a further stem carries a small purple bud tightly furled in green sepals.A wear ring surrounds the polished, concave base.

    £ 860.00
  • £ 70.00 In stock

    Set above a white crystalline ground is a stylized shaded-pink rose - its petals streaked with white - described as “a regal bloom in gentle colours”. The flower is encircled by translucent green leaves and tendrils. The paperweight is finished with a top facet and 32 side flutes arranged in 2 rows.Signed and dated (twice !) by the artist Colin Terris...

    £ 70.00
  • £ 399.00 In Stock

    This design featuring 12 Zodiac silhouette canes randomly scattered in an arched canopy of small, closely-packed, complex millefiori canes in a huge range of colours was first introduced in 1958.A tiny white/green B1974 signature/date cane is tucked away near the periphery.  Flat, polished base with 2 acid-etched Baccarat insignia, number (77) and year...

    £ 399.00
  • £ 60.00 In Stock

    Encircled by a garland of Clichy-style white/pink rose canes and white/pink complex millefiori canes is a red-aventurine bodied butterfly set over a pale-green lace ground. The insect’s outstretched yellow wings have orange markings close to the body and similar “eye-spots” at the tips.Signed with a JHD 2017 cane on the underside of the polished, concave...

    £ 60.00
  • £ 90.00 In Stock

    Whitefriars made only a few mid-size weights. This 5-row concentric is set with white, blue & green canes sandwiched between pink canes over a clear ground.A blue/white 1975 signature/date cane is incorporated in the row of white canes.  Typical Whitefriars button base .  The weight bears an original factory label.  Original box.(There is a bubble in...

    £ 90.00
  • £ 50.00 In stock

    A reference book by author Peter von Brackel. He has identified 8 groups of mid-19th Century Classic paperweights from Silesia and Bohemia based on certain characteristics and particular canes, and attributed many of them to specific glassworks: for example to Karlsthal and the Josephinenhütte in Silesia, and Harrach and Egermann in Bohemia. The book also...

    £ 50.00

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..to a world of paperweights

The two paperweight categories on this website are: 

Antique Paperweights - covering the classic period - considered to be ca. 1845-1865 - and the post-classic period ca. 1870-1930.
Modern Paperweights - including weights made from ca. 1930 to the present day.
They are set out according to continent, country or region and list the main glasshouses, studios or artists in alphabetical order.
Both categories contain a Miscellaneous section for those paperweights for which there is no dedicated group
or which cannot be attributed with certainty to a particular glassworks or country.

NEWS

Sunday, 10th February: website update today includes new weights from Mike Hunter and a couple of modern French weights from Baccarat

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Tuesday, 1st January: the first PCC meeting this year will be the AGM, on Saturday, 23rd February. The Glass Fair @ Knebworth will take place on Sunday 24th

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