Big Dipper in Sky Hand Blown Glass Paperweight 3H -
Undoubtedly the most loved of all asterisms, the Big Dipper is often the first thing a child learns to point out in the night sky. Familiar and easy to spot, the bowl and handle of the Big Dipper are composed of bright stars that are part of the constellation Ursa Major, The Big Bear.
This round paperweight is made from hand blown glass by an artist's studio in the USA. The Big Dipper celestial paperweight has a flat front portion through which you can gaze inside to see the beautiful color formations of the planet Earth, carefully studied and artistically interpreted. You will find yourself lost in reverie at the beauty of the planet and the quality of the craftsmanship. It will add beauty to an executive or scientist's desk. (PN 8417)
The Big Dipper Celestial Glass Paperweight is made from hand blown glass, 24kt gold leaf for ethereal details of the sky, 3" diameter. Includes a gift presentation box. Weighs 1.8 lbs.
Made By Hand:
Our artistic process is steeped in the beauty and mystery of glass from start to finish. We begin by applying immense heat to a mixture of sand to create molten glass. Each individual piece starts as a precise amount of glass on the end of a blowpipe or rod. The piece takes shape as the artist manipulates the glass with light but precise touches. After a quick fire-polish, the piece is brought to room temperature slowly, over a period of days. Some pieces are finished using diamond wheel grinders and polishing stones.
Note: Each item is uniquely hand crafted and will vary slightly from the picture.
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