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Offline Catisfaction

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Gorgeous dichroic celestial like paperweight ~ unmarked ~
« on: November 02, 2007, 09:25:38 PM »
Hiya folks.

I was wondering if anyone would be able to shed any light on this gorgeous paperweight. Hopefully the pics are ok. I might have to retake them, it was a hard one to capture right.
It reminds me of Glass Eye Studio Celestial series but is unmarked and I believe all theirs were signed. I know other companies have done this style also.
It is a really deep blood red with a window at an angle in the front, inside is dichroic glass and swirls of black, white, red etc. It reminds me of a volcano or Mars or something.
Dotted around the outside surface are little millefiori canes, they don't go in very deep though.

Any Clues? Would be so thankful for any help.







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Re: Gorgeous dichroic celestial like paperweight ~ unmarked ~
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2007, 10:40:09 AM »
Detail of the exterior canes might help.
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Re: Gorgeous dichroic celestial like paperweight ~ unmarked ~
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2007, 03:09:35 PM »
I collected Glass Eye until about 2000 when they got too pricey for my limited budget. By the time I could afford them again I had discovered Perthshire. I do have one GES egg that has star canes identical to those on the outside of your piece. I have also seen unsigned GES as well.

Does anyone know if Glass Eye makes their own canes or if they buy them from someone else?
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Re: Gorgeous dichroic celestial like paperweight ~ unmarked ~
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2007, 06:38:14 PM »
Here's a close up of the Cane for Frank. I was going to add it to original post but it only let me use 4 pics :P

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v285/catisfaction/IMG_9305.jpg

Thanks Glasstrufflehunter for the GES tip, I'm going to try emailing them and see if they'll confirm or deny if it's one of theirs.



 



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