Ship Deck Prism Paperweight

Prisms were once the only safe light source for sailors: now they make a stunning desktop sculpture.


On Capturing Moonbeams

In the 1800s, the only source of light below deck were candles and kerosene lamps: A fiery threat to wooden ships. This elegant, crystalline paperweight was inspired by sailors creative solution: Handcut prisms installed into the deck to let light through. Seafarers and coast-cravers alike will cherish the history and its beautiful ability to refract light. Made in Cambridge, Ohio.

Made in the USA
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3" W x 3.25" H
wipe clean
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