Rolling smoothly into your grasp, the Marfin #197 is stout and sturdy in its primordial elegance. Handmade in Italy, the handle is carved from the finest blocks of plateau briarwood, and then soaked in a fresh citrus Tung oil. Its organically sloping silhouette is fullest in its midsection, where it is held together by a delicately hewn cincture, lending it the perfect balance. Seated in your palm, you’ll find a handle that is exquisitely comfortable to hold, its plump middle hugging the heart of your palm, and its bottom, gently cradling your fingers.
Luxurious swirls of warm honey blondes swim in sinuous spates all over the Carnauba wax and pumice powder polished handle, drawing a perfect complement to the pin-straight plume of silver tip badger hairs. With the bristle knot firmly planted in the handle’s cavity, this brush makes firm strokes across your face, and the bristle tips form a rotund surface, ideal for gathering lather on to your brush. Stand this dignified piece on your bathroom counter, and revel in its unique charm—it’s the only one of its kind.
Marfin brushes are a purely artisanal product. Each one is hand-crafted from start to finish entirely by Marco Finardi in his workshop in Cremona, Italy. Taking his inspiration from the raw blocks of Italian briar, the unique aspects of each piece of wood are formed into one-of-a-kind handles. From there, the handles are then fitted to silvertip badger knots, made exclusively in Florence for Marco Finardi's brushes. Imprinted with a serial number and packaged in a gift box, each brush comes complete with a hand-signed certificate from its creator.
Pure silvertip badger hair knot, 26 mm
Italian briar hand
Handmade in Italy.
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