This particular egg was named by Geoffrey as opal which seems appropriate when you see the light passing through it however this one suffered from a minor accident leaving a small chip to the surface so a pewter frog was attached to cover the blemish. I personally think that in this case it works well and does not detract from the final look.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cylinder vases often look boring unless they have something special to draw your attention as this example by Geoffrey Dickinson has. The vase is in lead crystal and is entirely covered with deep ruby red that is interspersed with a huge amount of aventurine that sparkles in the light like glitter.
This platter is in spectacular crystal with pastel pink and blue ribbons swirling through plus a white enamelling to the underside that completes the effect. A modern and contemporary piece is perfect for any décor crafted by Geoffrey Dickinson at his studio Oasis Crystal in Victoria.
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.
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.