Forged 3pc Appetizer Set

In his wabi-sabi style influenced by his parent's time in Okinawa, Japan, Jim Dobbler has created a one-of-a-kind 3pc utensil set designed for appetizer serving and entertaining at home. In dark, rustic stainless steel, each line and form is thoughtful and beautifully crafted at Jim's Massachusetts studio. The marks of the forging process are visible throughout, and rounded, polished edges offer comfort with use and a beautiful contrast to the textured surfaces. Wonderful weight in the hand gives each piece a welcoming feel.

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Growing up in the US Midwest surrounded by objects and art from his parent's time in Okinawa, Japan, artisan Jim Dobbler later spend nearly two decades living out west exploring the Sierra Nevadas and Rocky Mountains, drawing inspiration from nature and eventually develop a rustic approach to his craft.. A self-taught maker, now specializing in a variety of disciplines, from 2D and 3D design, to the bladesmithing of chef knives, the carving and hammering of chopsticks, and more, Jim discovered knifemaking originally and has since progressed to forge, shape, and sculpt objects for the kitchen, working chef, and beyond. 

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Spoon and fork length: 165mm / 6.5". Knife length: 171mm / 6.75".
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