Art Glass Paperweight
Created by Shawn Messenger
The Violets paperweight is made with murrini flowers, or millefiori, created by the artist. The purple flowers, green leaves, and stems stretch from one side of the piece to the other. The flowers float on a layer of glistening dichroic glass. Shades of blue glass and small bubbles are swirled together in the background to create the illusion of movement within the paperweight. The entire piece is encased in clear glass. Each piece is unique, and the size may vary slightly.