These raw, rugged and rustic looking cuffs, have far more to them than meets the eye, as they are tiny braids, woven into a larger braid, featuring five threads. These intricate and satisfying to touch pieces go through a multiple step process of soaking in melted sculptors wax, cast into metal from a direct burn out, resulting in a pocked and gritty piece, that is then buffered, smoothed and hammered into the piece that stands before you.
Cast in Silver, Yellow Brass or the new to the market Red Brass, which has a rich rose gold hue, and is absolutely stunning for the man wishing to make a brighter statement.
The metals are then what I call "smoked", the natural process of weathering is accelerated to create that rich, urban decayed patina, giving these beautifully textured and unruly pieces added dimension.
For those of you curious romantics, hair has long since been a symbol of strength, love, ritual and memory, playing a roll in jewelry throughout history and is documented throughout the middle ages, from Celtic folk lore to swedish proverbs and right up to the early twentieth century. There is no hair inside this piece, but the original cast is woven from hair. Like it or lump it, dare to be different...