Manifold Tie Tack - Handmade Wire Wrapped Jewelry for Men
My tie tacks are the final touch to a great suit.
My lawyer friend was looking for a way to give some personality to his conservative wardrobe of dark suits and asked me to make him some tie tacks. I thought my style would be a little much for the court room & he said that's the point. He wanted something to add a little flair to his wardrobe, but not stand out too much. My tie pins turned out to be just the thing.
I make my tie tacks with all the care and attention to design I use in my large statement pieces, yet they are only about 1-2 cm. Each tie pin is made individually from solid copper, bronze, stainless steel and/or silver jewelry wire and has a high quality brass base. The tacks incorporate a variety of wire jewelry techniques such as wire weaving, cold forging and wire wrapping. I also often use gemstones or resin, depending on the piece. Some tie tacks are oxidized to give them a dark, industrial patina, which is then hand buffed and polished until I get the effect I want. All pieces are sealed with a professional protective coating.
Here are the specs for the tie tack in this listing:
This one-of-a-kind industrial style tie tack is hand crafted from stainless steel, bronze and copper jewelry wire on a brass base. The metal has been woven and sculpted by hand and has the look of a car manifold. The tie pin also has a dark patina which has been hand buffed to bring out the detail in the wire work and weaving. The "above tie" measurements are 21mm x 12mm x 3mm
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