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Gold Skim Stone & Holster

Gold Skim Stone & Holster
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Dominic Wilcox investigates and plays with the idea of value and luxury by taking one of the few free and abundant pleasures in life and making it exclusive, unique and precious.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 23 september 2009

Dreamer and experimenter Dominic Wilcox has created a limited edition set of 24ct gold leafed skimming stones that come with a handmade leather belt pouch to fit each stone. Each stone was hand picked by the artist as stones he would like to skim across water on his travels through Italy and the UK.

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Wilcox website says:

The act of skimming (or skipping) a flat stone at the surface of the water in order to make it bounce as many times as possible is an age old pastime. Here Dominic Wilcox investigates and plays with the idea of value and luxury by taking one of the few free and abundant pleasures in life and making it exclusive, unique and precious. The fact that the stone’s time of use lasts only a few seconds only heightens the perceived luxuriousness. Deciding when to throw may be a difficult decision for some…

Click through to his website to read the story of one golden skim stone skimmer otherwise check them out in London at YCN.

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