In celebration of the National Cherry Blossom Festival centenary, Waterford was commissioned to create this elegant paperweight and keepsake of the celebration, informally known as: the Gift of the Trees. commemorates The beautiful and delicate cherry blossoms cultivated along the National Mall and Memorial Parks have inspired generations of viewers. A gift from Japan, the flowering trees symbolize friendship between nations, the renewal of spring, and the ephemeral nature of life. An etched inscription of the annual cherry blossom design on the face is accented by cross-cut crystal band along the side.
Dimensions: 3” (diameter)