Clear Glass Paperweight Emerald Green Vertical ‘Vortex’ by Kalki Mansel


Vortex Glass

Dimensions (L x W x H): 7.5 x 7.5 x 15 cmWeight: 1.5 kgs


Clear Glass Paperweight Emerald Green Vertical ‘Vortex’ by Kalki Mansel

The emerald green vertical Vortex clear glass paperweight by Kalki is the perfect gift for a study. Functional yet stunningly hand-blown and designed, the emerald green detail of the paperweight is achieved without any molding or mechanical processes. Glass paperweights by Kalki can be made to order, the colour, shape, and size depending on the particular range you choose.

Choose the emerald green vertical Vortex clear glass paperweight as a special gift. These delicate hand-crafted glass paperweights show Kalki’s ability to express his feelings with colours to perfection. An affordable yet stunning centrepiece or working paperweight, choose this vertical Vortex glass specimen to brighten up your study on the dullest of days.

Clear Glass Paperweight Artist

Kalki’s relationship with glass started at the tender age of 13 when he came across a glass art studio in Northern Ireland. Moving from the South with his family, he would spend as much time as possible hanging out at the Glass Studio he had stumbled across.

Kalki finished his secondary school education, spending as much as possible of his spare time at the studio. America was his destination on completing school, and here he would learn more about his passion by visiting several studios and getting to know their individual artists.

On return from America, Kalki enrolled at Sunderland University to study for a BA honours degree in Glass, Architectural Glass, and Ceramics. His passion for glass had become intensified during his time in America, and in 2007 he graduated from Sunderland. 2008 took Kalki to Australia, and on his return, he was to start working for the Jane Charles Studio of Glass in Sunderland as well as the National Glass Centre.

Today, Kalki continues to work in Sunderland, for both studios, and as a glass blower and practising glass artist. Kalki’s works are inspired by many fields including science, the natural world, colour, and culture. Molten glass is the perfect material for expressing and capturing his inspirations, Kalki loving to share his fascination with glass with others through his works, such as this imaginative, clear glass paperweight.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 7.5 x 7.5 x 15 cm


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