My very own paperweight
now occupies pride of place on the window sill - my own piece of Stourbridge history.
Once the flowers have been encapsulated in glass, the paperweight
is molded inside a fireproof block of graphite.
For limited editions there is the edition number, for example 75/100, which means the75th paperweight
of a limited edition of 100.
Still there is another level of relationship, perhaps, the deepest aspect of our relations, at the level of depth phenomenology where the matter in my body and the matter in the paperweight
might have transcended interstellar and intergalactic space to reach the inter-universal 'void' that exists between several universe(s).
Eastin adds, "And you still have a beautiful, reusable crystal paperweight
to display a photo, keepsake, or other memento.
He said yesterday: "I never thought a paperweight
could kill me.
Other attractions on the day will include an exhibition of more than 100 weights inspired by nature, spanning all dates and styles, organised by the Paperweight
Mr Currie said he would seek juvenile charges against two girls, aged nine and 10, who brought the knife and paperweight
, and a boy, eight, who brought tape.
Though they were the least valued objects made by glasshouses in the 19th century, glass paperweights
held an allure for such famed collectors as Empress Eugenie of France, King Farouk of Egypt, and French writer Colette.
The only place you'll find a paperweight
these days is in bad 'whodunit' novels, where they are used, in the absence of a letter-opener, for the dispatching of innocent victims by person or persons unknown.
Plus, with the Spider-Man 3 movie merchandising agreement recently signed, the brainy comic book superhero people like Michael grew up loving to read will now be available as a desk accessory paperweight
for everyone to enjoy.
John Lewis's collection includes the Spaceform Forever paperweight
pounds 35, and Rosenthal Crystal Heart paperweight