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As cute as can be! This delightful pair of small antique glass fishing floats will invite in the light of each day from your window sill - or glow in any display of your choice, reminding you that hope matters and prosperity is your birth right! This sweet pair of glass fishing floats have been named 'Gemini Twilight' and notice how they sparkle in photos #2 and #3 even in very low light.

These glass fishing floats are the size collectors typically refer to as 'golf balls' for easy reference to size. They measure 2-1/4" diameter (the glass) or a total of 7-1/8 to 7-1/4" in circumference with, or including the width of their nets - as mentioned, perfect as window sill decorators. What wonderful compliments the colors are, so subtle and pretty! Notice in photo #1, the one on the left is a light aqua blue, while its partner on the right is light lime olive.

The light aqua blue happens to be marked! It bears three stamps of the famous and popular ancient kanji mark known as 'River Mouth'. This is the beautiful pictographic mark with the 'box' representing the opening, mouth or portal of the river. While the three vertical or parallel lines show the 'movement' or 'flow' of the river. (Thanks, W. Pich.) However, its lime olive partner is no slouch! This one balances out the pair with lovely, massive bubbling throughout the beautiful hand blown glass. It's not often we find such a small float with a galaxy of 'movement' within the glass.

Each of the glass fishing floats wears an authentic, original 100% cotton net. This is fortunate as many of the natural fiber nets were replaced in the 1950's - 60's with polyester which proved strong and lasting. While both cotton nets show natural wear from decades of service at sea, each remains tight, intact and in very good condition. Each has a little loop on top so the pair could actually be hung for display, if so desired. Please note the light aqua blue float with the mark shows a few spots of light orange stain on the net, actually on the loop and tie off - probably from rust. Nothing serious, just wanted to make note of it.

The seal 'button' on each float shows thoughtful craftsmanship. Each has been well placed. As mentioned, the light aqua blue is marked. The seal on the lime olive is not marked but shows off like a fascinating artifact, a little 'jewel'. Both seals are in terrific condition. Their surround edges are wonderful, showing almost no grazing, save a tiny 'flea bite' here or there. The Gemini Twilight Pair bring a lifetime of peace and joy:)

Please see SHIPPING & COMBINED SHIPPING below. Thanks for caring for vintage fishing floats, rapidly replaced with plastic and synthetics. Thanks for visiting lightinawormhole.

> View picks that go well with the Gemini Twilight Pair :
https://www.etsy.com/listing/107979630/glass-fishing-floats-japanese
https://www.etsy.com/listing/107082102/glass-fishing-floats-gemini-serenade
https://www.etsy.com/listing/108740598/glass-fishing-float-collectible-river

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SHIPPING: Priority shipping offered. Boxed with extra insulation for maximal protection. Cost is $11.00. Includes tracking & insurance. Packed with absolute care. Please allow 1 - 2 days to ship and 2 - 3 days for the carrier. Expect to receive in a week or less.** Parcel Post for larger, heavier items. More cost effective but slower, 2 to 9 days for carrier. Thank you☺

COMBINED SHIPPING: YES, I will combine! Floats of similar size/weight combined to save you shipping. Decisions made at time of packing, using best judgment, providing maximal protection. Best option – pay shipping up front. Combined shipping refund issued promptly via Paypal at time of shipping. My customers will confirm I am happy to do this. If this doesn’t work for you, convo for a ‘guesstimate’ on combined shipping of items. I'll work with you:)

CANADA: 1st Class Mail International or Priority International. Please convo. Thanks!
lightinawormhole by Robi

Glass Fishing Floats, Gemini Twilight Pair, Antique, Home Decor, Nautical, Beach Cottage Decor, Fishing Decor, Ocean, Garden Decor, Sea

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1940s
  • Materials: glass, cotton
  • Only ships within United States.
  • Feedback: 836 reviews
  • Favorited by: 11 people