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Glossary of Paperweight Terms
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Rock ground (or sand ground)
 
  An uneven granular paperweight ground formed with unfused sand, mica flakes, and green glass.
Rod   A cylindrical length of glass, most often containing a simple molded design of more than one color; the basic component of a millefiori cane.
 
Rose pompadour   A delicate pink ground used in some Clichy paperweights as well as Sévres porcelain.
 
Rosette Perthshire
 
A central motif of closely fitted canes in a circular cluster, symbolizing a flower.
 
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Glossary text from The Art of the Paperweight used courtesy of L. H. Selman Ltd.

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