Reminiscent of a certain two-faced comic book villain, this Marfin brush is a rich, dark briar on its near side. But flip it over, and the raw, black interior of the root is laid bare in front of you, twisted and sinewy. Lines ebb and flow across the surface, tracing their way like ancient riverbeds. Like an intricately carved piece of art, this light brush is easy to hold and maneuver, perfect for whipping up the thick, rich lather you long for.
Although the word “artisanal” has come to be overused on many occasions, Marfin products are one of the few remaining items for which the term is truly deserved. Are they expensive? Sure. But worth it? Oh, yes. This is as close to bespoke as you're going to get.
Each Marfin brush is entirely unique. Handcrafted by a single man, Marco Finardi, and stamped with a unique serial number, your Marfin brush is guaranteed to be the only one like it in the world.
Marfin was founded when Marco Finardi, a graphic designer from Cremona, combined his passions for wet shaving and outstanding design. Drawing inspiration from luxury pipes, Finardi crafts the handles of his brushes from the finest Italian briarwood. His silvertip badger knots are made exclusively for him by Florentine craftsmen.
Each handle is created entirely by hand from selected pieces of briar. To ensure durability, the wood is soaked in citrus-scented Tung Oil, and then polished with caruba wax.
Finally, each brush is stamped with a unique serial number, and then packaged with a hand-signed note from Marco Finardi himself, bearing his wax seal. Buy a Marfin brush, and know you hold a truly artisanal product, crafted with passion and care.
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This brush is beautifully made !! It lathers my soap well, I use mostly tallow based soaps. It is lighter than it looks, which is nice when making your lather. It is expensive, but so far it has performed well. Had it for about a month now. Hope to have many years of service from the Marfin !!
Glad you're enjoying it, Eric! Thanks for the review and enjoy the one-of-a-kind brush.