agate cheese setsby Anna Rabinowicz $78.00
- the story
Better With Age
Serve artisanal cheeses on an aged surface that is as pleasing to the eye as your choice wedges, slices, and spreadables are to the palate. Formed when silica-laden groundwater passes through air pockets in cooling lava, gorgeous agate is an exceptionally unique and beautiful material that has prompted centuries of cultural intrigue. The ancient Babylonians, Egyptians, and Greeks all held the belief that agate possessed the power to protect its owners from evil and danger, and that it also produced delightful dreams. Like the eruption responsible for eventual formation, each of these organic oval-shaped plates contains spectacular bursts of color and microcosmic mineral explosions for stunning service.
Sets available: Azure Platter and Spreader; Eggplant Platter and Spreader; or Eggplant Platter and Smoke Spreader.
Agate hand-polished by artisans in Brazil. Assembled by Anna Rabinowicz and her team in Long Island, New York.
Click to see the matching Agate Cheese Spreaders - Set of 2.
Some colors enhanced.
- Item ID
- Made from
- stainless steel, agate
- See below for measurements.
- Care: Hand wash with damp cloth; not dishwasher safe.
Platter: 6" dia.
Spreader: 5" L
- the maker
Anna Rabinowicz was born in London, England in 1971, and was raised mainly in the United States. She studied Industrial Design at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem, and holds an MFA in Design and a MS in Engineering from the Product Design Program of Stanford University.
In 2002, Anna founded a design and manufacturing company, with a new approach to developing products for the home. Her goal is to bring warmth to homes filled with technology. Her work explores the use of natural, traditional materials, and their juxtaposition with high-tech manufacturing processes.
Previously, Anna has designed consumer products ranging from webcams to medical devices. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Product Design department of Parsons The New School for Design in New York, where she teaches an interdepartmental course focusing on Social Entrepreneurship, the creation of socially conscious ventures.
Anna lives in NYC with her husband Aden and son Izzy.
Visit our blog to take a tour of Anna's studio. collection
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