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Glossary of Paperweight Terms
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Circlets Baccarat
 
Small circles of millefiori canes.
 
Classic period   Paperweight production in France between 1845 and 1860.
 
Clear ground John Parsley
 
Clear glass used as a background for a paperweight design.
 
Close concentric millefiori
 
  A spacing pattern in millefiori weights with tightly packed concentric circles of canes.
 
Close packed millefiori
(or close millefiori)
 
Baccarat
 
A tightly packed arrangement of millefiori canes.
Clover cut   Intersecting facets, typical of the surface cutting of the New England Glass Company.
 
Cluster Saint Louis
 
A close grouping of similar canes, common in certain Clichy paperweights.
 
Cog cane MSV/Perthshire
 
A molded millefiori cane with a serrated edge.
 
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Glossary text from The Art of the Paperweight used courtesy of L. H. Selman Ltd.

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