Published: Thursday 12th of September / Category: Visual Graphic Arts
Fine glass paperweights are considered by collectors as one of the world's best-kept secrets. Antique weights have been called the "Crown Jewels for Collectors" because of their beauty, precision, and rarity. Paperweights are considered the most valuable collectible of 19th-century glass items and are also the most challenging of the glass arts to make. But where did they come from, and where have they been for the last 150 years?