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Marbles of Richard Hollingshead II

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                    "~~Butterscotch Sunset~~"
This is a special edition of my Spiders Sunset series called a "Butterscotch Sunset". It is one of 5 made so far. It features a traditional SS lens with the Butterscotch, Ruby and Unobtanium pinwheels. The core is solid cobalt blue with a faded fume like the SS lens. The fume is made with 24k gold and fine silver in laid in a faded fashion. The back has a very light reactive marquise cut opal. This like all SS marbles come with a matching stand and this one comes in a matching Pelican 1120 case. It measures 1.88" dia. - $850
                        "~~Trillionorb~~"
This is an experimental explosion blossom made with a cobalt body that is coated in a fade of 24k gold and fine silver fume. The cobalt really allows the fume to pop under direct lighting. The front has a symmetrical explosion blossom and the opposing pole has a Triangle/Pyramid cut opal. The opal looks much better in hand. This one comes as a set and will include the stand and pelican 1120 case. It measures 1.79" dia. - $490
                  "~~Ruby Lace Vortex~~"
This is a marble from my Lace Vortex series. It is made with a cobalt blue backing that is covered in a multi color dot and pinwheel design. The center of the vortex is a bunch of fumed protrusions. This one is a set with the stand and pelican case. the back of the marble has a round cut black opal that is symmetrically framed in a dot and pinwheel design. It measures 1.62" dia. - $550
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                 "~~Gold Amethyst Hollow~~"
This is a hollow marble made with a new color batched from gold to achieve the purple color. The canes will appear more purple in hand. It features a signature 5 point floral pattern on the front with a 20 cane spiral at the back. It will come in a wooden chest for safe storage or display. It measures 1.67" dia. - $350 - SOLD
                         "~Amethyst Serpent~~"
This is a scaled dot stack marble done in my signature design. It features a large white, Gilson opal centered at the front pole. It is surrounded in a deep purple/amethyst. The color looks pink in these photos due to the bright lighting but will be much more purple in hand. This one was tough to photograph! The back of the marble has a scaled design done in a two tone pattern. It will come in a wooden chest for safe storage or display. It measures 1.60" dia. - $800
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                 "~~Amethyst Lace Vortex~~"
This is a variation on my Lace Vortex series. It is made with a new color called Gold Amethyst, which is made from pure gold. This one has the classic lace vortex with fumed amethyst protrusions shooting upward as if to escape the vortex. That is backed in the same color and as you can see it is transparent. The equator is decorated in a multi colored dot and pinwheel pattern. It will come with a wooden chest for safe storage or display. It measures 1.26" dia. - $300 - SOLD
                     "~~Golden Marquise~~"
This is a marble made with both the new Molten Aura colors, Gold Ruby and Gold Amethyst. The colors spiral around the marble and are over white so they really pop. The front of the marble features a large black, Gilson opal that is very light reactive. The back side is decorated in a multi layer dot and pinwheel design. This one will show deeper color in hand as the lights dilute the color a bit with the white backing it. It will come in a wooden chest for safe storage or display. It measures 1.68" dia. - $550
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                      "~~Pink Percussion~~"
This is an explosion marble made with a fumed and white blossom surrounding the signature cane bud. The blossom is backed in cobalt blue coated in green adventurine giving it a nice sparkle. The equator is wrapped in a multi colored dot pattern. The fume on this one really pops due to the cobalt backing. It will come with a wooden chest for safe storage or display. It measures 1.35" dia. - $345 - SOLD
                       "~~Emerald Blossom~~"
This is a floral explosion blossom made with a signature 5 point floral design. That is surrounded by petals and fumed protrusions. The pink in this one is from applying 24k gold over the white. The blossom is very full and fills the whole marble. It measures 1.20" dia. - $225 SOLD
                      "~~Fantasy Blossom~~"
This is an explosion blossom made with the color Gold Amethyst. It features a signature cane bud resting a top the rest of the white and gold amethyst cane and dots. It is also made with 24k gold and fine silver fume. This is a neat little marble. It measures 1.24" dia. - $235 - SOLD
                        "~~Amethyst Spirit~~"
This is a sweet little explosion marble. It came out really symmetrical. It has four petals of the Gold Amethyst. It is also made with 24k gold and fine silver fume. The cane bud is made with white and the gold amethyst and everything terminates at a fine point at the back pole. It will come with a wooden chest for safe storage or display. It measures 1.21" dia. - $225
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                        "~~Ruby Blossom~~"
This is a red flower made with a signature cane bud resting a top the rest of the blossom. The light is really illuminating the red so it will be a little less vibrant when not under direct lighting. The blossom really fills the whole marble and is quite a rare style for me. It will come with a wooden chest for safe storage or display. It measures 1.24" dia. - $250
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                     "~~Ruby Blossom II~~"
This is a red flower like the one above. They are near the same. This one is slightly smaller but made with the same color and design. it will come with a wooden chest for safe storage or display. This one measures 1.18" dia. - $230 - HOLD
        "~~Explosion Blossom Spinning Top~~"
This is an explosion blossom design made as a spinning top. There is a black Gilson opal in the stem of the top and the fumed blossom filling the base of the top. These are great tops for the glass collector or a top enthusiast. It will come in a wooden chest for safe storage or display. It measures 1.86" tall x 1.25" wide - $250 - SOLD
                    "~~Floral Blossom Top~~"
This is a floral explosion blossom spinning top. It has a flower like blossom filling the base of the top. The stem has a rough tumbled black Gilson opal encased in it. This one is also made with 24k gold and fine silver fume. The are great tops for glass collectors and top enthusiasts as well. It measures 1.89" long x 1.20" wide - $250 - SOLD
                      "~~Tropical Spinner~~"
This is an explosion blossom spinning top. It is made with a new color to our palette called "Gold Ruby". The color is batched from real gold which creates the pink color you see in the transparent pink within the top. Keep in mind the photos are taken under direct lighting. It measures 1.79" long x 1.22" wide. Like all my pieces it will come in a wooden chest for safe storage or display. - $220
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                  "~~Watermelon Spinner~~"
This top features a pink blossom w/green accents. This too is made with the new color "Gold Ruby". It almost seems to glow under direct lighting. Such a neat color! This one will come in a wooden chest for storage or display. It measures 1.93" x 1.23" - $250
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                   "~~Amethyst Spinner~~"
This top is made with a similar color but in purple. It is called "Gold Amethyst" and have a nice transparent shade of purple. It too is batched with gold. The color will change a bit in brightness depending on the lighting. This one has a two tone sparkle stem that adds a nice touch. It measures 1.90" x 1.26" - $220
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                     "~~Amethyst Blossom~~"
This is a spinning top with an amethyst floral blossom. The stem is solid "Gold Amethyst" so it is a nice transparent purple. It will come in a wooden chest for storage or display. It measures 1.87" x 1.24" - $220 - SOLD
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                "~~Spiders Sunset Stand~~" - $75