Paperweight is one of several items in the writing set that has traditionally been present on the desk. In the classic form, it is a semicircular bar with a handle on top. A paperweight is a rather heavy item that can be made of bronze, marble, glass, etc. It presses papers lying on the table to prevent them from scattering.
The desktop composition of the author’s design was made specifically for the arrangement and interior of the study.
The case is carved from natural serpentine marble. The stone is green with a characteristic natural ornament that resembles patterns on the snake skin.
The surface is decorated with metal plates. The handle with the overlay are decorated with manual engraving using the Zlatoust engraving technique. The master cuts a thin layer of metal from the handle surface creating a unique pattern on it. He has to work using a microscope, it is a delicate and painstaking work requiring concentration and patience. Nickel plating and gilding emphasize the beauty of the design and details.
The essence of the paperweight is originally laid in its name and literally means “pressing on paper”, therefore, it serves for fixing a stack of papers on the table.
Box color and shape is shown in the photos as an example. When ordering any product on the website, the product is completed with a new presentable gift package made of wood with a closing mechanism and an individual fabric lodgement made fit to the product shape. Packaging is an integral part of the product and is included in its price.