More to explore:
paperweight, Glass Eye Studio, "Partylite" 1999
Glass Paperweights - Bing Images
Hand Blown Glass Paperweight-Gazing Ball-Extra Large-Baby Blue & White Flowers.
images of White Elk's paperweights | Paperweight - Blown Glass Paperweight - Glass Paperweight
Gold-glass alabastron, 1st century BC, Hellenistic glass
Chihuly...he has these on display at the Dallas Arboritium until Nov 5th...the red you have to see in person. All his pieces there are a-may-zing! Just go!
Art Glass sculpture by Desomma and Blaker from Kela's...a glass gallery on Kauai. It looks like waves breaking. I love this!