PAPERWEIGHT PRESS       CALIFORNIA Cover: Antique Saint Louis close concentric mushroom paperweight with torsade in blue nd white and a star-cut base, c. 1848. © 1988 by Paperweight Press. All rights reserved No part of this book may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any…

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Soaps and Lotions from Secrets of the Islands

secret of the islands sea salt scrubs

Your skin is just like nature. It slows down and it comes alive again. During extreme weather, your skin dries out, causing your skin to be less protected and unable to retain moisture. The soaps and lotions from Secrets of the Islands can prevent water loss. It also maintains the natural moisture in your skin…

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Anti-Cancer Activities of Agaricusblazei Murrill mushroom (ABM)

Agaricusblazei Murrill mushroom

Agaricusblazei Murrill mushroom (ABM), originally native to a small village, name Piedade, in the highland areas of Atlantic forest in Brazil. It is an edible mushroom popular withseveral names such as “the Almond Mushroom”, “the Sun Mushroom”, or “the Gods Mushroom”.It has been studied several times as a functional food as well as a medicinal…

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Los Angeles Dentist

Dr. Anthony Mobasser has possessed the capacity to manufacture a vocation as a dental specialist that has made him to emerge from the group in the field. His vocation which compasses more than 26 years has empowered him to gather an abundance of learning which has empowered him to build up the world class’ facility….

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Cosmetic dentist Los Angeles

In the advanced world, dentistry is not just about getting rid of throbbing teeth. It has developed into a more refined methodology that includes an assortment of procedure that will restore you sharp grin. This has offered ascent to the crisis of nonessential dentistry. Dental specialists who arrange themselves under this region of specialization will…

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Northwestern Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Summer Class #4369, “The Art of the Paperweight”

The Northwestern OLLI offers adult classes for continuing education: “Composed of seasoned learners from all walks of life, OLLI members pursue learning for pure pleasure: there are no tests and no grades. OLLI’s motto is, “Curiosity Never Retires,” and the OLLI experience proves it!” Rae and Evelyn approached Mitch Clark, co-owner of L.H. Selman…

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Illinois PCA Sunday, July 19, 2015, 11:00am

We were there! And it was great to see everyone and meet new friends. It has been nearly three months since the convention so we were overdue for a get-together. The Illinois PCA, led by Jane Stein, met at the Arlington Heights restaurant “Rack House, Kitchen & Tavern”. The gang met in a private room…

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French Origins of Decorative Glass Paperweights

Classic glass paperweights were originally popular between 1845 and 1860 in central France. The French glass factories of Baccarat, Saint-Louis and Clichy produced approximately 25,000 weights during this time, but they quickly lost popularity as handwriting letters became more and more of a novelty.  The first-ever World’s Fair in 1851 London showcased glass paperweights; the…

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