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one door opens paperweight

by Tamara Hensick $72.00
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  • the story

Unlock The Door To Inner Peace

When the weight of the world seems to be bearing down upon you, just look at this paperweight to remind yourself that "When one door closes, another opens." Artist Tamara Hensick creates inspirational and functional objects such as this tiny pewter door to not just keep your papers from blowing away, but your spirit as well. A simple reminder that can really help put life in perspective when you need it most. Handmade in Los Angeles.

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Handmade
Item ID
15799
Made from
pewter
Measurements
2.75" W x 3.75" H
  • the maker

Tamara Hensick

Born in Iowa and raised throughout Germany, Tamara Hensick creates small sculptures in sterling silver, bronze, white bronze and pewter. Her fascination with crafting intricate objects by hand started when she was a gemologist, working daily with jewelry and gemstones.

Her first piece was a chicken wishbone cast in sterling silver, made to inspire her to always make wishes. She has continued to create sculptures of natural shapes, from leaves to milk drops, and never forgets to maintain a sense of play with her work.

She creates individual pieces by sculpting in a soft malleable jewelers wax, then molding and casting into various metals. collection

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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ONE DOOR OPENS PAPERWEIGHT
 
4.7

(based on 43 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (31)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (18)
  • Unique (16)
  • Sleek design (12)
  • Attractive (11)
  • Bright (3)

Cons

No Cons

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  • Gifts (14)
  • Everyday use (11)
  • Office (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (26), Midrange shopper (10), Budget shopper (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (23), Business (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (11)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other (4)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Other (4)

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5.0

THE PERFECT GIFT

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from Winchester VA

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts

    Comments about ONE DOOR OPENS PAPERWEIGHT:

    This was given to friend/co-worker from her office upon retirement. The perfect gift for one who is unique and artistic herself. Knowing her creative taste, this is one gift that will not be shoved into a drawer.

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

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    5.0

    Unique wedding gift for senior widow.

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    from San Antonio, TX

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    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Durable
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gifts

      Comments about ONE DOOR OPENS PAPERWEIGHT:

      This was unique in that it was memorable as well as encouraging. The service was outstanding. Really quick and loved the packaging.

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

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      5.0

      Great gift for new job/house

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      from Gilbert, AZ

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      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Durable
      • Meaningful And Personal
      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift For New Job
        • Gifts
        • Living Room
        • Office

        Comments about ONE DOOR OPENS PAPERWEIGHT:

        This is a great gift for someone starting a new phase of their life (job, move to a new home, graduation, etc.) . I have bought this for two friends who landed new jobs. Had it delivered to their new office and was on their desk for their first day of work. They loved the gift .

        • 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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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        so perfect -

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        from Miami, FL

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        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Bright
        • Durable
        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gifts

          Comments about ONE DOOR OPENS PAPERWEIGHT:

          I purchased as a gift, but want to keep it, because everyday it reminds me of its beautiful message. I wish I could afford to buy another.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Gift

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          from Washington, D.C.

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          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable
          • Reminder Of Gods Control
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gifts
            • Office
            • Retirement Gofy
            • Transition Gift

            Comments about ONE DOOR OPENS PAPERWEIGHT:

            Was given as a retirement gift to remind him it's a transition in life. It's also a reminder that we are not in control and things happen. Sometimes one thing goes bad and another good thing happens. The person was very appreciative.

            • 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

            WAY Cool

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            from Austin, TX

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Bold
            • Durable
            • Personal
            • Solid
            • Unique

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gifts
              • Office

              Comments about ONE DOOR OPENS PAPERWEIGHT:

              For my 26 year old daughter who recently God opened a door for her escape, but in fear she chose not to, go. Found this in perfect time to show God's love that He will open another in time. Is a daily reminder on her desk at work to be on the watch, for they do not come often. But they come full of love. She loved it, thought it was totally way cool. Everyone at the office loved it. A tad small, but is solid, stands up well. Is that unusual gift that can be personal, speaks to the heart. Thanks!

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

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              5.0

              Life's Options

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              from Irvine

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              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Durable
              • Unique

              Cons

              • Delicate

              Best Uses

              • Gifts

              Comments about ONE DOOR OPENS PAPERWEIGHT:

              The design appears sturdy and the size was larger than expected, which I was also pleased with. The price was a bit steep, but hope the design and durability will prove to be worth it in the long run.

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

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              5.0

              A model of excellence!

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              from The Woodlands, TX

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              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Bright
              • Durable
              • Meaningful
              • Poignant
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gifts

                Comments about ONE DOOR OPENS PAPERWEIGHT:

                This gift represents a small token of great love and admiration for a friend. It will be a constant reminder of good memories.

                Service and delivery comments:

                The delivery service was fast and exactly as promised. The recipient was extremely pleased to get this memorable item in the beautiful gift box.

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                4.0

                Unique Gift

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                from Minneapolis, MN

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                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Unique

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Office

                  Comments about ONE DOOR OPENS PAPERWEIGHT:

                  This was a gift to someone who just retired.

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                  4.0

                  10 year anniversary acknowledgement

                  By 

                  from Tampa, FL

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                  Pros

                  • Bible based truth
                  • Durable
                  • Excellent Quality
                  • Matthew 77
                  • Perfect Size

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Gifts

                  Comments about ONE DOOR OPENS PAPERWEIGHT:

                  Need to edit Matthew 77 should be Matthew 7:7

                  thank you, It is just beautiful and the meaning for us is very special.

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