The hard working flower that blooms new every day is aptly named, as it appears early in the morning and fades by day's end. Three of the brief but beautiful blossoms are captured here.
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.