Mercury Planetary Paperweight

Mercury Planetary Paperweight

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The planet Mercury is named after the fleet-footed messenger of the Roman gods. It is the swiftest of the orbiting worlds, speeding around the Sun at nearly 108,000 miles an hour. Its bright side heats to temperatures that could melt lead, whle the polar regions dip to 235 below zero. Catch a glimpse of this planet full of contrast and mystery.
Planetary Spheres
. Inspired by the designer's interpretation of the solar system, each weight takes a team of 2-3 artists to create. These carefully formed designs use a wide spectrum of specialty colors, dichroic glass, glow material, and precious metals.
Approximately 3" diameter.
Handmade in Seattle, each weight is crafted from high quality glass formed with ash from the Mt. St. Helens eruption of 1980.