Made from the handle of a paintbrush, plated with sterling silver, with a nylon cord, 18cm long x 1.3cm wide, hanging to a total length of 49cm (adjustable).
Swiss artist Kiko Gianocca explores materiality and form using a wide range of media such as porcelain, resin, felt and precious metals. He was the recipient in 2007 of the Swiss Design Prize.
“To create objects is exploring what is around me and effect me. To manipulate materials and to develop new forms is a sort of documentation. In the making, conscious and unconscious meet and the resulting objects become the refuge of thoughts, memories, joy and fears.”