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Futagami Polyhedral Brass Paperweight
These heavy brass paperweights with its parallel faces are sculptural pieces on its own. A crude casting surface known as "IHADA" creates a textured antique finish. The paperweights gradually change its color over the course of years due to oxidization. The longer it is used, the richer and subtler it becomes.
Oji Masanori for Futagami Founded in 1897, Futagami is one of Japan's oldest metal manufacturer. Futagmi's craftsmen melt the brass at blazing temperatures and then pour the liquid metal into molds of inventively minimal shapes by collaborator and artist, Oji Masanori's. His collection is the winner of the 2009 Interior Lifestyle Awards in Japan.
+ Sold individually
+ 100% brass
+ Handmade in Japan
+ Height: 1.75"
Triangle: 8-sides | $61.00
Diamond: 12-sides | Pictured | $63.00
Square: 14-sides | $66.00