Tag Archives: Geoffrey Dickinson

Not Just a Rock from Geoffrey Dickinson

This unique paper weight is in a clear class wit a surface coating of white and black speckles and a free form shape giving the item a very organic feel almost like a sea creature. The name that was given to this piece is not just a rock and was created by well known artist Geoffrey Dickinson of Oasis Crystal of Elmhurst Victoria unfortunately now closed.

Not Just a Rock by Geoffrey Dickinson.
Not Just a Rock by Geoffrey Dickinson.

Two Hidden Secrets Paperweights by Geoffrey Dickinson

These two paperweights are in the hidden secrets series created by Geoffrey Dickinson of Oasis Crystal At Glass.One is in a ruby red  and the other is a turquoise colour coated in black mottling of cadmium. They are then sand blasted to give them a silky look and feel next three facets are cut off and polished. The secrets are revealed through these windows showing the intricate design within of swirling colours and bubbles.

Two Hidden Secrets Paperweights by Geoffrey Dickinson
Two Hidden Secrets Paperweights by Geoffrey Dickinson

Blue Cosmic Swirl Paperweight by Geoffrey Dickinson

Here is a very large paperweight by the master glass artist Geoffrey Dickinson. The piece is in a series called cosmic swirl and is in the blue colour which I think is the most attractive.It has a mass of varying sized bubbles swirling through with the blue and some tiny amounts of blue.After the weight was cooled it then had numerous connecting facets ranging in size cut and polished over the surface.

Blue Cosmic Swirl Paperweight by Geoffrey Dickinson.
Blue Cosmic Swirl Paperweight by Geoffrey Dickinson.

Glass Eggs by Geoffrey Dickinson

These two beautiful glass eggs in blue and a purple are the creation of Geoffrey Dickinson of Elmhurst Victoria. Made from lead crystal that Geoffrey made from scratch in his studio. The colours are amazing with a richness that makes them sparkle as jewels in the sun.The light piercing through these eggs makes them look like stained glass windows.

Glass Eggs by Geoffrey Dickinson.
Glass Eggs by Geoffrey Dickinson.

Small Pink Vase by Geoffrey Dickinson

A very clear vase with some light mottling of pink white and a few spots of green on the lower portion gives this piece a glow that only comes from lead crystal. Crafted by Geoffrey Dickinson in his studio called “Oasis Glass” from lead crystal that he made from scratch using formulas that he developed at Stuart Crystal in England before coming to Australia.

Small Pink Vase by Geoffrey Dickinson
Small Pink Vase by Geoffrey Dickinson

 

Hidden Secrets Paperweight by Geoffrey Dickinson

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.

Hidden Secrets Paperweight
Hidden Secrets Paperweight by Geoffrey Dickinson

Cosmic Swirl Paperweight by Geoffrey Dickinson

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.

Cosmic Swirl Paperweight
Cosmic Swirl Paperweight by Geoffrey Dickinson