Goatsbeard Large Paperweight
85 mm/3.5" in Diameter 450g/14oz
Comes complete with green gift box.
The magic of paperweights
Many of the blooms and seed heads that have been used in these paperweights are hand gathered from carefully tended gardens or surrounding countryside. Once dried using a range of techniques designed to preserve their natural beauty, the specimens are cast in clear resin and the individually turned and polished to a superb finish. Popular with collectors, these unique paperweights make the perfect gift.
Goatsbeard (Tragapogon Pratensis) Common name for Jack-go-to-bed-at-noon, as the flower opens in the morning and closes at midday; meadow salsify, showy goat’s-beard is a biennial plant in the Asteraceae family, distributed across Europe and North America, commonly growing in fields (hence its name) and on roadsides. It flowers between June and October and it’s flowers have a diameter of 3 - 5 cm. The root and buds are edible, and it has a milky latex.
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