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Product ID: 229532

Brazilian White and Black Hand Blown Glass Paperweight, "Spherical Phoenicia"

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Brazil's Seguso Family creates a hypnotic effect with white and black arches in... more

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Brazil's Seguso Family creates a hypnotic effect with white and black arches in the design of this spherical paperweight. Experts in the legendary art of blown glass, they masterfully craft this paperweight by blowing down steel pipettes while creating the figurine's shape by hand.

The presence of air bubbles accentuates the nature of the traditional hand blown crafting process, making each piece unique.

  • 0.88 kgs
  • 1.9 lbs
  • 8 cm H x 8 cm Diam.
  • 3.1" H x 3.1" Diam.

  • Blown glass
  • This hand blown item may vary slightly in color, size and shape
  • Made in Brazil.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Brazilicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

53

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03/08/2018

"Beautiful"

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Exquisite work

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Spherical Phoenicia, Brazilian White and Black Hand Blown Glass Paperweight

Verified Reviewer

08/18/2017

"A flawless paperweight"

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I purchased this paperweight as an anniversary gift for my husband. He loved it. Such great work and an item we will keep forever.

Tags By Daphne

Paper weight; office decoration Unique memorable

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: anniversary

Purchased Item:

Spherical Phoenicia, Brazilian White and Black Hand Blown Glass Paperweight

Verified Reviewer

07/14/2020

"Gorgeous!"

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I have a very neutral living room and rely on accent pieces for pops of color. This vase is one of the highlights of the room! The colors are gorgeous and its a very heavy, substantial piece of glass. I love it!

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07/11/2020

"Perfect gift"

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This was purchased as a thank you to the hosts of my daughters engagement party. It is breathtaking in person and was very happily received. The hostess immediately placed it on a display cabinet and upon a subsequent visit, it was still there so we know they truly loved it. This piece is class all the way.

Tags By Pamela Hofman

truly elegant

Best Uses

  • collectible, art display

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Verified Reviewer

07/10/2020

"Beautiful vase"

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Very pleased with this unusual and bright vase. Using it strictly as a display piece to coordinate with wall art and brighten a particular area. The vase opening is small so only a few stems could fit. It s also a solid, heavy piece.

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Purchased Item:

Colorful Fantasy, Colorful Art Glass Vase from Brazil

Verified Reviewer

07/10/2020

"Stunning"

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This is a beautifully conceived and executed piece. Compliments from everyone who has seen it. If you have a particular space in mind, make sure to measure so there s no disappointment.

Best Uses

  • Display

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Rainbow Eclipse, Artisan Crafted Handblown Colorful Art Glass Centerpiece

Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Mario Seguso, the patriarch of the Seguso Family, was born in 1929 in Venice, Italy to one of the oldest and most famous blown glass artisan families on the island of Murano. His ancestors have crafted art glass since 1300. In 1956, Mario created his own workshop in Brazil. He has passed on his knowledge to his sons, grandsons and the artisans working with him. He is proud to have many assistants and to have trained eight glass masters in his workshop.

The Seguso Family provides work for a number of full-time blown glass artisans.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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