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In the past, when open windows were more common than air conditioning for cooling down an office, a paperweight was a common sight on many desks. These heavy and decorative objects kept papers from blowing in the breeze.


Many people still use paperweights as decorations on their desks. Commemorative paperweights celebrate an event or achievement. Advertising paperweights display a company logo or other marketing image. Find antique paperweights that have intricate designs and features that illustrate times past.

  • Iconic Whitefriars Glass Architectural Slab Paperweight Brick Pat No 1 Twilight

    Iconic Whitefriars Glass Architectural Slab Paperweight Brick Pat No 1 Twilight

    £41.00
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    An Iconic Whitefriars Glass Architectural Slab Paperweight Brick . Originally shown in the 1969 Whitefriars catalogue and designed by Geoffrey Baxter .
  • Whitefriars Caithness Paperweight. Butterfly Cane

    Whitefriars Caithness Paperweight. Butterfly Cane

    £35.00
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    Unique Whitefriars Caithness paperweight cc1985  Butterfly cane to centre.  Unorthodox millefiori cane design to base.  Measures approx 1.75 diameter x 1.5" tall.
  • Whitefriar’s Faceted Millefiori Paperweight c. 1975

    Whitefriar’s Faceted Millefiori Paperweight c. 1975

    £149.99
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    Fantastic faceted millefiori paperweight by Whitefriar’s. Multi-coloured millefiori canes with turquoise around perimeter. Monk and date cane for 1975, I think – I am not able to make out whether the ...
  • Whitefriars Paperweight 1975

    Whitefriars Paperweight 1975

    £30.00
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    A Whitefriars faceted millefiori paperweight with canes in blue, myrtle green and white. It has the White Friar date cane for 1975- the photo shows the date cane from underneath, which is why the figu...
  • WHITEFRIARS GLASS PAPERWEIGHT FACET CUT CONCENTRIC  P3

    WHITEFRIARS GLASS PAPERWEIGHT FACET CUT CONCENTRIC P3

    £89.99
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    This item measures approx 3" in diameter , in excellent condition no chips or cracks . In the rare event of a lost or broken item I will assist you in any arising claim with the Post Office.

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