A stunning paperweight created by Geoffrey Dickinson in lead crystal using gold leaf, silver and other precious metals to create the designs within this piece. It is coated in a black mottling using cadmium then sand blasted with three facets cut and polished around the piece to reveal the internal design. This paperweight came in numerous colours such as red or turquoise with this one being the emerald green version.
This cosmic swirl paperweight is in pink and blue crystal with numerous facets of varying sizes to the surface creating interest that catches the light. Crafted by Geoffrey Dickinson of Oasis Crystal Art Glass. Before moving to Australia Geoffrey was the technical officer for Stuart Crystal. The crystal made by Geoffrey was using recipes that he developed during his time at Stuart Crystal starting with the raw silica.
A beautiful paperweight made of cobalt blue glass freehand formed into an unusual wave or surf shaped piece. An iridised coating was applied which gives the glass a further depth of colour and texture. Made By Colin Heaney of Byron Bay.
This is a small glass rock shaped object with twisted ends which is used as a paperweight. Made of clear glass with a multitude of colours swirling inside giving it a colourful jelly or crystal appearance . Created by Sean O’Donoghue of Queensland.
Made by Gerry Reilly at Melting Pot Glass Studio in Western Australia this is a very rich piece that looks like a sea creature inside a tidal pool with it’s deep blue and organic patterns.
This paperweight looks like a tidal pool or a window to a coral reef made by one of Australia’s best known glass artists Chris Pantano who made glass that looks like a painting.
A collection of shell shapes by New South Wales artist Setsuko Ogishi in a clear glass with the deepest indigo violet that shows through the Opaline glass.
This shell paperweight is in a blue and purple iridising on an amber glass and it looks fantastic in any light but particularly beautiful in low incandescent light when it seems to take on a richness that you do not get from fluorescent lighting.
A fine example of Kent’s work this has a beautiful blue swirling around the weight with a red and green interior like the centre of a volcano. Western Australian artist Kent Le Grand was a remarkable person. After a car accident left him with only the use of his left arm and using his left foot with his right arm in a sling he retrained himself to create his amazing pieces. For a right handed person this was extraordinary.