Purple Thistle Large Paperweight
Not only a symbol of military conquest as it has come to be known in Scottish legends and heraldry - the thistle can be also be seen in another light - soft and textured - as photographed by Karl Blossfelt.
Regardless of any symbolism, the care and patience put forward to make this seemless and crystal clear paperweight is magical and makes a beautiful object for any desk.
Large, ø 85mm
Natural thistle flower and UV resistant resin
Photograph from (Karl Blossfelt, Urformen der Kunst (Berlin: Wasmuth, 1953)