Buddha: Glass Block Paperweight
Lays flat for paperweight or stands vertical as desk ornament
Two layers of thick glass
Chinese calligraphy for "Buddha" in a heavy glass paperweight.
The character for Buddha (pinyin: Fo) is a term phonetically translated from Sanskrit, an ancient Indian language. Buddha means "an enlightened being", one who has become enlightened through cultivating one's character and is able to distinguish righteous from evil.
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.