The asteroid Juno is one of the largest stony asteroids orbitting our sun. Juno was first spotted in 1804 by German astronomer Karl Harding. An unusally bright stony asteroid, Juno is thought to be the source of some iron bearing meteorites found on Earth.
3" paperweight is handblown by artists in Seattle, Washington and contains dichroic glass (an optical metallic oxide glass developed by NASA) and ash from the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens.
Due to its handmade nature, each paperweight will be unique.