Whitefriars Paperweights Gallery


All of the paperweights listed in this gallery were made by Whitefriars (in Wealdstone, Middlesex), prior to the company being purchased by Caithness Glass.

Whitefriars Whitefriars 1972: Patterned millefiori paperweight. Three large pastel colored complex canes arranged in a triangle surround three slightly smaller complex canes. These are all surrounded by tightly packed pink canes and then a row of concentric blue canes. Has five side and one top facet, a signature (friar)/date cane, and original paper label. Diameter: 3". SOLD. (#M167)
Whitefriars Whitefriars 1972: Rectangular paperweight with elongate canes (Geoffrey Baxter). Most unusual paperweight (attributed to Geoffrey Baxter) with numerous elongate canes in various colors embedded in clear glass. Has both a signature (friar)/date cane and paper label. 2" x 2" x 1". SOLD. (#M169)
Whitefriars Whitefriars 1973: Millefiori cylinder paperweight. A millefiori paperweight with 6 concentric rows of complex canes. Has 8 small facets along both its top and bottom surfaces, 8 oval facets on its sides, and a large slightly concave top facet. Signature (friar)/date cane. Diameter: 2"; height: 2". SOLD. (#M164)
Whitefriars Whitefriars 1975: Multi-faceted paperweight: Early Whitefriars multi-faceted paperweight with 5 panels of complex canes that are separated by latticino spokes, which radiate from a single row of central concentric canes. This paperweight has 4 rows of facets surrounding a single top facet and because of these multiple small facets, it is difficult to photograph. It is much more attractive than it appears in these photos. The paperweight has a dark cobalt ground, signature (friar)/date cane, and original paper label. Diameter: ~ 3". $295. (#V001)
Whitefriars Whitefriars 1975: Christmas paperweight. A central large angel portrait cane is encircled by a ring of angel canes and a garland of complex millefiori on a dark blue ground. Has five side and one top facet, a signature (friar)/date cane, and original paper label. LE of 1000. Diameter: 3". $425. (#M158)
Whitefriars Whitefriars 1978: Star of David millefiori paperweight. Five rows of tightly packed complex canes surround an intricate blue and white Star of David. This paperweight, made to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Israel, was made in a LE of 1000. Five and one faceting with the traditional signature (Whitefriar monk)/date cane. Several available. Diameter: 2". $400. (#ZL346)
Whitefriars Whitefriars 1978: Faceted millefiori paperweight. A nice example of Whitefriars millefiori canes rest on a rich green translucent ground. Has five side and one top facet and a signature (friar)/date cane. Diameter: 3". SOLD. (#P127)
Whitefriars Whitefriars 1980: Faceted millefiori paperweight. A nice example of Whitefriars millefiori trefoil design on a rich green translucent ground. Has six side and one top facet and a signature (friar)/date cane (see second picture). Diameter: 3". SOLD. (#Q005)

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