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Rosenthal Crystal Emotions paperweight with complete packaging - c.2005

Rosenthal Crystal Emotions paperweight with complete packaging
    Rosenthal Crystal Emotions paperweight with complete packaging

The Wedgwood Museum's collections include not only pieces of Wedgwood but also items made by Wedgwood's subsidiary firms, both before and after their amalgamation into the Wedgwood Group. This paperweight was part of Rosenthal's Crystal Emotions range. Crystal Emotions incorporated tablewares, ornamental vases, jewellery and gift wares such as this item. The star motif inspired not only this product but also jewellery such as bracelets, pendants and earrings.

The Wedgwood Museum's collections include not only pieces of Wedgwood but also items made by Wedgwood's subsidiary firms, both before and after their amalgamation into the Wedgwood Group. This paperweight was part of Rosenthal's Crystal Emotions range. Crystal Emotions incorporated tablewares, ornamental vases, jewellery and gift wares such as this item. The star motif inspired not only this product but also jewellery such as bracelets, pendants and earrings. In 2005 Rosenthal produced glass paperweights in three forms, as well as stars paperweights were produced in the forms of hearts and diamonds. Seven different colours of star paperweight were available, including clear, pink, amber, lime green, lilac and red as well as this light blue version. They were sold individually, gift boxed, in 2005 at the recommended retail price of £20.

  • Type of object: Useful ware/paperweight
  • Mark: Rosenthal (incorporating crown device)
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  • Year produced: c.2005
  • Material: paper, man-made fibre, glass
  • Accession number: 12632, 12632a, 12632b
  • Dimensions: 90 mm (approximate diameter), 30 mm (approximate depth)

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  • Rosenthal

    Rosenthal

    Rosenthal was established by Philipp Rosenthal in 1879, and is now part of the Sambonet Padermo group.

    Rosentahl, the  company, had faced bankruptcy following the demise of Waterford Wedgwood plc, to whom Rosentahl belonged at the time.