This Orient & Flume paperweight measures 1.75" high by 3" in diameter, and weighs 1 lb., 1 oz. It has a rounded form and it is adorned with three cheerful flower blossoms, with long stems, and covered in a veined iridized coppery bronze lustre, simply stunning! The colors are beautiful in pearlized gold, and lavender and white blossoms speckled in gold. This paperweight is marked Orient & Flume on the base, along with the date 1975 and code 247N. It is in excellent condition, no blemishes.
The artists at the Orient and Flume Studio have been designing and creating fine Art Glass in Northern California since 1972. The Studios' designers include Bruce Sillars, Scott Beyers, Chris Sherwin, William Carter and Richard Braley. Artists at the Orient and Flume Studio work individually or in collaboration to design and produce this beautiful glass. Drawn from nature, most Orient and Flume designs echo a common theme. Each artist, however enjoys the creative freedom to develop their own unique style.