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Crystal glass paperweights hand decoupaged with our unique antique inspired art. Decoupage originated in France in the 17th century. It became a fashionable aristocratic pastime at the Italian, French, and English courts. Decoupage is time consuming technique which gives a beautiful finish. Decoupaged objects are made in limited numbers so stand a good chance of becoming valuable collectibles.

The finer details:

  • Made in New Zealand by our skilled artisans.
  • Each paperweight is hand signed and individually numbered.
  • Crystal glass hand decoupaged with our antique inspired art and design
  • Packaged in attractive storage tin with a clear lid showcasing the paperweight. Packaging is our design, recyclable and from New Zealand.
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our New Zealand Birds collection.Inspired by one of the oldest images of a kingfisher, New Zealand flax and an antique map of Cook's voyages. Also called sacred kingfisher as Polynesians believed they had power over waves.The finer details: Made in N..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our New Zealand Flora collection.Inspired by crimson pohutukawa flowers and an antique map of Captain Cook's voyages. The pohutukawa is one of the world’s mos beautiful trees and a New Zealand icon.The finer details: Made in New Zealand by our skille..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our Sublime Sea Dwellers collection.Inspired by whales observed during voyages of discovery near New Zealand in the 1700s. In Maori cosmology, whales are descendants of Tangaroa, the god of the oceans.The finer details: Made in New Zealand by our ski..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our Sublime Sea Dwellers collection. Inspired by pacific sea life seen during voyages of discovery in the 1700s. It is scarcely possible by any figure to express the starry wonder of these fabulous creatures.The finer details: Made in New Zealand by ..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our New Zealand Birds collection.Inspired by one of the oldest images of a tui and an antique map of Captain Cook's voyages. The Tui (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae) is a nectar loving bird, famous for its melodious song and irridescent plumage. In 17..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our Sublime Sea Dwellers collection. Inspired by sea life seen during voyages of discovery in the south pacific in the 1700s by explorers such as Captain Cook. In Māori legend, the Polynesian navigator Kupewas led to New Zealand by a giant octopus.Th..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our New Zealand Fauna collection.This enormous dragonfly is only found in New Zealand. It dashes about with astonishing rapidity. Its Māori name, kapokapowai, means "water snatcher".The finer details: Made in New Zealand by our skilled artisans using..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our New Zealand Fauna collection.Inspired by one of the most beautiful butterflies, which is only found in New Zealand. Its Māori name, kahukura, means “red cloak”.The finer details: Made in New Zealand by our skilled artisans using hand blown crysta..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our South Sea Islands collection. Features an antique map of New Zealand embellished with our own period detailing. Discover delightful details such as a whale, a taniwha (a water monster of Maori legend) and a Maori sea going canoeInspired by the ex..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our Baroque Mystique collection. Inspired by a baroque engraving from the early 1700s of an ancient divine symbol. The adoring eye, bathed in glorious light rays and clouds, represents spiritual enlightenment.The finer details: Made in New Zealand by..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our New Zealand Birds collection. Features a fantail bird in a beautiful forest in New Zealand. Discover delightful details such as a bumble bee.Inspired by some of the oldest imagery of a fantail and New Zealand scenery.The fantail (Rhipidura fuligi..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our New Zealand Fauna collection.New Zealand's giant stick insect may be as large as 15cm, yet it's masterful camouflage makes it hard to see even at arm's length. Once in a while we are lucky and one lands on our studio window.The finer details: Mad..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our Sublime Sea Dwellers collection. Inspired by pacific sea life seen during voyages of discovery in the 1700s. Early scientists were astonished by the myriad shapes and colours of pacific shells.The finer details: Made in New Zealand by our skilled..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our New Zealand Fauna collection.This forest dweller is the largest beetle species found in New Zealand. It's attracted by lights so often causes great consternation by flying into houses. Apparently the grub tastes of buttery chicken!The finer detai..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our New Zealand Flora collection.It's such an inspiration to have giant kauris in forests near our studio. They're some of the largest trees in the world. Kauri forests appeared in the time of the dinosaurs. Māori consider them kings of New Zealand’s..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our New Zealand Birds collection. Features a kiwi bird in a beautiful forest in New Zealand. Discover delightful details such as a twin waterfall and rare kauri snail.Inspired by some of the oldest imagery of New Zealand scenery and an extremely rare..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our New Zealand Birds collection. Features a morepork owl in a beautiful forest in New Zealand. Discover delightful details such as giant kauri trees.Inspired by some of the oldest imagery of a morepork and New Zealand scenery.The Morepork owl (Ninox..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our New Zealand Flora collection.Inspired by elegant nikau palm trees and an antique map of Captain Cook's voyages. Discover delightful details such as a kiwi and a taniwha (sea monster). The nikau is the only native NZ palm. Its perfumed flowers att..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our Sublime Sea Dwellers collection. Inspired by sea life seen during voyages of discovery in the south pacific in the 1700s by explorers such as Captain Cook. Early scientists called them “pearly sailors”. They sail from the tropics to New Zealand.T..
$60.63
Handmade decoupage crystal glass paperweight from our New Zealand Fauna collection.This gigantic insect flutters softly through moonlit forests in early New Zealand summertime. The perfect insect is rarely seen for it lives but a day or two. Its wingspan may surpass the length of a large hand.The fi..
$60.63
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