brass ruler cuffby Krista Tranquilla $78.00
- the story
For Good Measure
Blending form and function, this eye-catching cuff doubles as a petite measuring tool. Using a classic technique called roller printing, artist Krista Tranquilla imprints a ruler on to red brass, offering an accurate measure for teachers, sewing enthusiasts, and crafters. Whether you like the practical nature of a wearable ruler or enjoy the inspiration that comes with creating something, this lovely design brings measured, stylish appeal to your ensemble. Handmade in California.
- Item ID
- Made from
- red brass
- 1" L x 6" W
- Care: Inside is sealed with a high quality laquer. Outside can be polished with jewelry polish cloth to keep it shiny or you can leave it alone to get natural aged brass patina.
- the maker
Krista Tranquilla's life of a maker came to be by many paths and influences. As a child she lived in the Blue Ridge Mountains surrounded by an active community of fiber artists. As a teen, she lived overseas when there was still an active tradition of local handcrafts. Her exposure at an early age to hand made goods and their makers, is what planted the seeds of what she is becoming today.
Krista loves the multiple personalities that metal can take on through the process of making and in its intended end state. Geometric, Organic, Rustic, Refined, Light, Heavy…. The same can be said for the techniques. Krista loves to combine newer technologies alongside traditional. There is so much room to successfully experiment, design and create something meaningful to so many.Her inspiration comes from family, friends, peace of mind, getting outside, function and irony.
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