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“The Art of Glass Paperweights”
January 18, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join us for a presentation by Colin Mahoney on “The Art of Glass Paperweights” . Learn more about this wonderfully creative art that was introduced in the early 19th century and lives on today.
Light refreshments will be served.
Saturday, January 18, 2014
For reservations please call (310) 548-2005.
Colin Mahoney is a retired electronics engineer who spent 45 years building space instruments for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. Some of his instruments have landed on the moon and on Mars, and some have orbited the Earth, Jupiter and Saturn.
While on a JPL business trip in 1980, he purchased his first glass paperweight. Several years later he became involved in a local Paperweight Collectors Association and later the National PCA. He has authored two books on glass paperweights.