Mousetraps

Mousetraps

Regular price $1,000.00
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What is known as a common object , these mousetraps take on beauty in its mechanical simplicity and material. Made from Mokume-gane, copper and mousetrap components.

Mokume-gane is a Japanese metalworking procedure which produces a mixed-metal laminate with distinctive layered patterns. 

 

Specific Gravity offers unique items that are designed and fabricated by artists working in the studio of Brooklyn Metal Works, meeting our criteria of originality and quality of workmanship. Please keep in mind that each piece is individually made in a studio setting and features subtle variations in detail and finish from items photographed on our website.

Update

Due to current health constraints and business closures in the wake of Covid-19, Specific Gravity can only process orders for pieces that are currently in stock. You can find these items in our Available Now category. Your purchases will ship as soon as possible and orders will receive a confirmation email when shipped.

If you would like to place an order for custom work please contact us. Also note that we now offer gift cards for future shopping. 

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MEET THE ARTIST
Brian Weissman

Brian Weissman is a co-founder of Brooklyn Metal Works and Specific Gravity.

As an artist, Brian enjoys working with traditional metalsmithed objects to examine how their socially, politically and culturally inherited meanings and values can be distorted through a constantly changing world. Through these explorations he tries to find the humor and beauty in the objects he creates.