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Weighty Wisdom

A simple reminder to take action, this understated paperweight carries the words of Mahatma Gandhi, "Be the change you wish to see in the world." Made of solid pewter, inscribed with a powerful quote, a basic desk accessory becomes a vital touchstone in a hectic world. This encouraging round paperweight is a perfect gift for a giving friend, or as a graceful prompt for your own workspace. Made in Rhode Island.

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Item ID
14294
Made from
pewter
Measurements
.25" H x 2" diam.; weight: 4.0 oz.
Notes
presentation box included

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BE THE CHANGE PAPERWEIGHT
 
4.3

(based on 93 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (44)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (38)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (69)
  • Durable (56)
  • Unique (38)
  • Bright (19)
  • High quality (14)

Cons

  • Too small (10)
  • Pricey / poor value (6)
  • Small (4)

Best Uses

  • Office (47)
  • Gifts (27)
  • Living room (10)
  • Kitchen (5)
  • Kid's room (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (39), Practical (21), Budget shopper (14), Stylish (12), High-end shopper (10)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (35), No (4)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other (12), Child (3)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other (10), Christmas or hanukkah (4)

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5.0

I wiuld but this iten again

By 

from NY

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Unique

Cons

  • Too Small

Best Uses

  • Gifts
  • Office

Comments about BE THE CHANGE PAPERWEIGHT:

I purchased this as a pick me up gift. A reminder that the person is a good person, that they are loved.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
  • Other
  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
  • Other

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Just as advertised

By 

from Missouri

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Bright
  • Durable
  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts
    • Living Room
    • Office

    Comments about BE THE CHANGE PAPERWEIGHT:

    The product and packaging met my expectations. Given as gifts and received with pleasure. Had not seen anything like it.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other

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    4.0

    Nice graduation gift or other milestone

    By 

    from New Jersey

    About Me Midrange Shopper

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    Pros

    • Made In Rhode Island

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gifts

      Comments about BE THE CHANGE PAPERWEIGHT:

      Purchased several in two different orders ie 2 then 7.
      Gifts for graduation, 30 year work anniversary and Teacher of the Year.
      It just kept popping into my head as the right gift with a lot of meaning.
      I had always loved the expression, "Be the change you wish to see in the world"
      When i looked up the expression, looking for a gift related to that, I was happy to see that a tasteful gift was available to continue to inspire great people to do great things. As a RI native, I was delighted to learn that it is made in RI.
      I also like the pewter that it made from.
      I hope that the recipients will enjoy it for many years into the future.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Other
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Other

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      inspiring

      By 

      from Connecticut

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      Pros

      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gifts

        Comments about BE THE CHANGE PAPERWEIGHT:

        The best college graduation gift ever. The inspirations words of Ghandi will last forever on the desk of my friend for the rest of her life. This was a great gift. I would purchase it again.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
        • Other
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Other

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        5.0

        Greta Gift!

        By 

        from ohio

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        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gifts
          • Office

          Comments about BE THE CHANGE PAPERWEIGHT:

          I was very happy with this purchase. I bought this to give as a gift to my son who is a teacher.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Child
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Other

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          5.0

          Cute little gift

          By 

          from Akron, OH

          About Me Budget Shopper

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          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gifts
            • Office

            Comments about BE THE CHANGE PAPERWEIGHT:

            I purchased this paperweight for my daughter's graduation. I wanted something small, something to remind her of that day. Hope she likes it as much as I do.

            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Child
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Other

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            1.0

            Very disappointed

            By 

            from Port Perry, Ontario, Canada

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design

            Cons

            • Much Too Small

            Best Uses

            • Gifts
            • Office

            Comments about BE THE CHANGE PAPERWEIGHT:

            This would be a great gift idea if it had some weight to it. It's not even large enough to include the full quote which is You Must Be the change, etc. Although the product arrived in a timely fashion and in good condition the shipping charges to Canada were more than half the cost of the product.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Other
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Other

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            5.0

            My granddaughters loved them.

            By 

            from Lake Forest, CA

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Unique

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Office

              Comments about BE THE CHANGE PAPERWEIGHT:

              The paperweight represented their involvement with their charities.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
              • Other
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Christmas or Hanukkah

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              5.0

              Awesome!

              By 

              from Willoughby Hills, OH

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              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gifts
                • Office

                Comments about BE THE CHANGE PAPERWEIGHT:

                This was a terrific professional gift.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Other
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                2.0

                Smaller than expected

                By 

                from Pittsburgh,PA

                About Me Midrange Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Bright

                Cons

                • A Very Small Paper Weight
                • Too Small

                Best Uses

                • Gifts

                Comments about BE THE CHANGE PAPERWEIGHT:

                Advertised as a paperweight, maybe for a post it note or a Kleenex. Too small.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Prompt delivery,in good condition.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Other
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Other

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