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    Posted 7 years ago

    ho2cultcha
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    i picked this up at goodwill today. i have no idea how it was made. it looks like little teensy bubbles inside a heavy piece of leaded glass. it's very finely done w/ every detail perfect. but what IS IT? how was it made? it's 6 inches long and 2 inches square.

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    1. surfdub66 surfdub66, 7 years ago
      Cool dragon , think its an imperial chinese dragon ( 5 claws)..
      Cool paperweight its amazing how they can make such things ;-)
    2. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      I know these sell as laser cut but no idea how they do it!
    3. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 7 years ago
      thanks surfdub66, racer4four, jwendell222! i found the correct video Jim. thank you for your guidance. you can see it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WRJPV7IcUk
    4. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      Cool!

      Thanks Jim and H02.
    5. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 7 years ago
      you're welcome racer4four!
    6. glasslove glasslove, 7 years ago
      it looks like it sits on a lighted base that spins around. I have a small one similar different design inside. is pretty when lit up
    7. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 7 years ago
      thanks glasslove!

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