DRAGON EYE 2019
Dragon eye is the name for a specific species of sea anemone that has distinctively deep and vivid colours. This paperweight is made using bundles of crystal rods, cut while hot, sawn, then polished cold in the cutting workshops. The dragon eye’s tentacles are arranged against a triple-overlay crystal background in white enamel, clear crystal and light blue. Finally, the paperweight is encased (the entire piece is covered with clear crystal).
Limited edition : 48 pieces
Saint Louis is the only crystal factory in the world still able to make paperweights. They have been reinventing the art form every year since 1953 with creations born from the imagination and dexterity of the paperweight atelier’s master glassmakers made for collectors and new enthusiasts alike. Within the Atelier, two glassmakers are Meilleurs Ouvriers de France and one is a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.
As the jewel of Saint Louis, paperweights showcase many of the atelier’s most impressive techniques millefiori, sulphide inclusion, overlay, twisting and lampwork captured in a unique and fascinating object that has the fragile eternity of the moment.