Love: Glass Block Paperweight
Lays flat for paperweight or stands vertical as desk ornament
Two layers of thick glass
Chinese calligraphy for "Love" (ài) in a heavy glass paperweight.
The character for Love (pinyin: ài), can also be translated as affection, to cherish, to deeply love, to treasure, etc. Unlike Western culture, it is not expressed often and is reserved for special occasions or spiritual connections rather than passion. When spoken in public, it is often used in the context of loving something rather than someone, or as an auxiliary verb. This character for love, comes from deep in the hearttrue love.
Inspirational Chinese calligraphy printed and sandwiched between two pieces of thick glass for an attractive desk ornament or paperweight. Lays flat or stands vertically. Double-sided calligraphy. Dimensions: 2.5” x 4” x 1” thick and weighs 13.5 ounces.
Construction note: Thick glass has a natural greenish tint on the edges as seen in the photos. The block has a thin 2-mm space between the sections where the double-sided calligraphy is inserted. The edges are beveled to prevent cuts when handling.