Nancy Alfano, Founder and President of the Paperweight Advisory

After many years of being involved in the paperweight world, Nancy Alfano is taking her knowledge and experience to a new level. For over ten years Nancy was a partner in the prestigious Portia Gallery and then for five years she was president of Portia Paperweights. During this time Nancy offered fine paperweights at auction through i.Gavel Auctions in New York, wrote articles for the Bulletin, a publication of the Paperweight Collectors Association and lectured on antique and contemporary paperweights at various regional collecting clubs.

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Tara Alfano, General Manager and Director of Media 

As a paperweight collector who is interested in the process of how paperweights are made, Tara Alfano is eager to share the beautiful art form of paperweights with the younger population. She insists, "Not a lot of young adults know about paperweights and the intricacy of them. It is such a delicate and unique art form that I would love other people my age to learn about and appreciate."