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Offline lyndhurst44

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« on: February 25, 2006, 06:30:43 PM »
Hi everyone.
I purchased this lovely paperweight from a charity shop today but have no idea who might have created it. It would seem to be a limited edition piece as there are the numbers 137 over 195 on the base but no makers name. please take a look.
http://i1.tinypic.com/oiylop.jpg
http://i1.tinypic.com/oiyob7.jpg
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« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2006, 06:56:20 PM »
caithness
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« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2006, 07:29:47 PM »
Hi Bryn

I like your new paperweight addition...but I wonder what all the different aspects in it symbolise?  Maybe someone can tell you the title of this piece soon.   :)
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« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2006, 07:33:26 PM »
it looks like a letter A
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« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2006, 07:40:20 PM »
Hi Max,
I actually thought it looked like a Y, like a plant with red roots, so my my shop instinct was Ysart but Ray tells me it is Caithness. I really love it, I think I will try and collect more now, espetially millefiore :D
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« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2006, 07:49:28 PM »
Bryn are the thistle leaves aventurine? it does look like a Y but the weight is up side down
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« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2006, 08:02:03 PM »
Hi Ray,
You are sooo right, what a prat, sometimes the heart does rule the head as the ladies say :oops:
The thistle leaves actually sparkle like jewels so would that rule out adventurine which may be dull in appearence do you think.
I am not sure as I am not actually aquainted with this crystal.
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« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2006, 08:24:28 PM »
If it sparkle's it's green aventurine, , can't you tell I've misplaced my glasses, could be Scotia weight by William Manson for Arden Hill Ltd
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« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2006, 09:29:25 PM »
Hi Ray,
Is that good news :shock: I did pay £15 for the weight but as I said previously it seemed to ooze quality and I just couldn't resist. I am usually a little more conservative with my speculations :!:  :!:
I have certainly heard the name Manson in respect of quality paperweights and would be delighted if it turned out to be one of his :D
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« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2006, 11:39:18 PM »
£15 you've been robbed i'll give you £10 for it :wink:
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