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Desktop Paperweight - Chinese Dragons Motif - Carved Etched Art Glass

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Details

* 3" x 5" x 3/8" thick (7.62 cm x 12.7 cm x .95 cm) clear art glass paperweight with a polished edge

* Pair of Chinese dragons accented with an Oriental theme

* Sand carved on the back and also etched on the front of the glass for an added 3d effect

* International shipping is available - see below about pricing

Placing the glass paperweight against a dark background or edge lighting it on a base (picture 1) allows the frosted image to glow characterizing how light is captured and refracts through etched glass. It becomes a great conversation piece or accent in your home interior design or a personal inspiration displayed on your work desktop area.

Some suggested gift ideas might be a thank you to the groomsman's wedding party, graduations, or birthdays.

I have one in stock and others can be made to order. I can make a new one with less than a week lead time.

This is an art piece that can be functional as a paperweight. Though it is fairly sturdy, please keep in mind the material is glass and can be scratched or broken just as easily without proper care.

Inspiration/Story Behind This Product

Strong powerful dragons are wrapped inside delicate feminine accents to balance a gender of yin and yang. Apart from today's economical view of China this brings back the traditional and mystical side of it's culture.

A great conversation starter with it's intricate detail and symbolic meaning.

Materials Used

glass

More Info

International buyers please read my policies. Shipping costs are a general estimate and will be figured more accurately with the country origin. Any over charges will be refunded to your account.

All items are carefully and properly packed in various materials such as styrofoam, cardboard, or bubblewrap. This helps insure the safe delivery to your home.

Product Attributes

Primary Material: Glass

Color: White

Shipping

United States
First Item: $6.00
Additional Items: $0.00

All Other Countries
First Item: $17.00
Additional Items: $0.00

Policies

Thank you for your interest in my sandblasted art glass. After you receive your item, I would love to get any feedback you may have and suggestions. I enjoy any commissioned artwork you might want and provide personalization such as monograms, design elements, etc.). Also, if there is something not covered here that you have questions about, please ask. I appreciate your interest in Imagined Glass.


PAYMENT

* PayPal is preferred, but I am willing to work with you on other methods if it is not an option for you. You can use a credit card even if you don't have a PayPal account.

* Credit cards are accepted without having a Paypal account. If you have any trouble in the checkout process, please email me and I will send a direct invoice to you.

* If you choose to pay by check or money order, orders shall be shipped out only after I have received the payment and it has cleared the bank.

* If payment has not been received in 48 hours from the sale, the order may be canceled unless you email me.


SHIPPING

* Most items will ship within 2 business days (M-F) of payments received apart from US holidays, which may delay shipping times. Most of what I do is Made to Order. I always do my best to keep you informed and communicate progress and expected time of arrival.

* I use USPS flat rate, but contact me if you prefer a different service. Extra quantities are charged by how many can fit safely in one package (box sizes may bump up the price if a larger box is needed to fit and ship items safely). Larger items may need to have their own container due to space and will be charged individually (I will do my best to help save you on any costs and keep orders together in one shipment).

* Prices will be adjusted accordingly for adding expedited process.

* Items are carefully packaged using foam, cardboard, or bubble wrapped to reach you safely. (see returns for lost or broken items)

* All taxes, customs charges (international buyers) and other fees beyond the standard shipping cost are the responsibility of the buyer along with knowing the laws of your country on imports. Delays may occur in customs and are beyond my control, but please be patient. If it hasn't arrived in a reasonable amount of time I will investigate further including you in the results as I find them.

* International shipping's initial pricing is estimated for all locations outside of the US. Once a shipping address is given a more accurate estimate can be done and will be calculated and adjusted into the price. Insurance will be included on all item exports where available. You should still feel safe in that if any issues arise, we will work together to find an acceptable solution.

* International buyers, please understand possible delays in shipping that could occur and risks traveling between countries due to factors out of either our control.

* Any order may be canceled by request up until the ready to be shipped notice (see custom orders for exceptions).

* I can hold in stock items with special orders until they are completed at your request to save on shipping if they will fit in the same container. Otherwise, they will be shipped separately as the order is completed.


RETURNS

If for some reason you are truly not satisfied with any item, please contact me within 7 days of receiving it. Please inform me of broken items within 3 days of receiving it to get the process started on replacements or refunds.

- Item(s) must be returned in the same packaging and condition as it was sent. Pictures sent of the item in question should be sent as is to help verify how it was received, too.

- The buyer is responsible for any return shipping costs - excludes damaged or SNAD items. Also, if an exchange is agreed upon, shipping and price variants may be included or paid by the buyer depending on the situation.

- Custom pieces that can not be resold are non-refundable. This is determined by specific designs that may include personalization or other aspects to the piece that are specific to the buyer.

- Damaged items may be replaceable depending on the piece and the documentation of the damage ensued. I ask that you inspect it once you get it, but I offer 7 days to be comfortable with your purchase and to report these damages to me where I can start a claims process if necessary. Due to the fact that some pieces are functional art, please be aware of the glass material before using them as such. If you choose to use it any other way than viewing it as a decorative art piece, I can not guarantee any inflicted damages.

- Lost in shipping items will have a claim filed if a sufficient amount of time has passed to consider it lost. A new replacement may be made or a refund will be issued depending on the piece and circumstances.

- Under certain circumstances, if a piece does arrive not in the way it was described or it was damaged, please send a pic showing the details if possible, and I will try to work with you to accommodate for a new piece or a refund.


CUSTOM and SPECIAL ORDERS

* First, contact me with your ideas for a custom art glass design.

* Once it is agreed upon to do the work I ask for a 50% commitment on most work and remaining payment due when your item(s) is ready to ship. This will be listed and reserved for you and found in the marked section for reserved items.

* If it is specific to you alone and determined that it could not be sold to others easily, I may ask for a full payment before full production. This is usually a result of one-of-a-kind pieces with personalization.

* Made to order pieces usually have a lead time of less than a week.


- The first step is to contact me to discuss the specifics of the job(i.e. size, subject matter, times, cost, how it can be translated into glass, etc.)

- I will provide initial sketches without obligation - all designs remain property and copyright to me and my studio. Once it has been approved and payment has been made, I will send images of the final piece as it's completed and ship it out ASAP on approval. Any changes at this point will be difficult if not impossible to make. Adding something as an afterthought - if it can be done - may require an interim payment before it is reworked.

- Most often the design is created and then glass is ordered, cut, etc according to what is needed. The glass is prepped and the design is laid out accordingly. It is sandblasted, checked, and then peeled and cleaned then re-checked.

- Adding elements such as names, monograms, etc. to an existing design are considered Special Orders, and I will list a reserve for you. Costs will vary on the complexity of any design.

- As a custom piece, once the piece has been started, the downpayment becomes non-refundable. Also, once the piece is finished, a listing will be made (located under the section Custom Order Pickups), and the piece will be shipped once the payment is cleared and within my standard 2 business day time frame.

- Times will vary on any special order depending on the complexity of the design and workload. I will do my best to do things in a reasonable time frame and keep you aprised of any delays and reasons that may come about that is more than expected.

- Adding quantities of an item that is available will be listed at the same price of in-stock items. I don't mass produce, but can accommodate larger orders with longer lead times as long as I have enough advanced notice for any ordering needed and time to create it. Some designs are retired and will be limited to its production.


ADDED NOTE

My artwork is not machine stamped. Any design that is reproduced is still created individually and retains a unique quality. They are meant to be art pieces. Coasters and paperweights are decorative yet functional art glass that can be used under normal conditions. I recommend that you view them as an art piece first taking caution as you lay them out where they may become scratched or broken.


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