Here are some of my perfume bottles
The pink one front row far left is Isle of Wight Glass
Back far left is the latest charity shop bottle, the centre back is Baccarat (Dior)
front far right is iridescent cranberry Okra glass.
The one above is my favourite one, I just love the iridescent lustre on it!
And now my paperweights.....A love started when I was very young by my Aunts collection which I was honoured to inherit a couple of years ago.
Don't you just love the cat? (One of my Aunts, along with the 3 directly behind it)
The small crystal ball is balanced on top of a Medina Glass vase. The four surrounding weights were some of my Aunts.
The egg shaped one on the right is another favourite
(photo doesn't do it justice as it has a lovely lustre)
The wooden 'stick' is a Japanese paperweight made of Ironwood
and is deceptively heavy. Back three are all Caithness Glass.
Here we have a mix of manufacturers, Caithness, Webbs and Isle of Wight Glass.
Now the next one means a great deal to me, it's the oldest by a long way (early Victorian) and it was used daily by my Dad on his desk at work - I really treasure it. It's made of cast Iron.
The paperweights are kept on the window sills in the hall and at the top of the stairs, chosen on pupose as the windows face north. If you have paperweights please do not be tempted to leave them in direct sunlight as the can cause a fire by magnifying the heat from the sun.
Maybe I should have taken a few more close-ups? But I don't want to bore you............
I hope you've liked looking as another couple of my collections, and I'd love your comments.
Next time, well I'm not sure - I've been bargain hunting again today so I've got another few things - or I might have another tour round of some more collections......So please watch this space!
Thanks again for your company!