Nailbrush with Tampico Fiber
Strong by Nature. Brushes with Tampico Fibers.
The handles of these nail brushes are made of oiled oak wood and come with bristles made of Tampico fiber. The pale yellow natural fibers stem from the leaf veins of two agave species growing in the Mexican highlands. Tampico fiber combines elasticity with high resilience and a high capacity for water absorption. It removes even stubborn dirt without irritating the skin. Using the nail brush with bristles on one side has the advantage, that you can easily enclose the brush block with your hand and, therefore, guide it perfectly. The brush with two-sided filling is designed to meet various application requirements. Tampico fiber fills in different length contribute to enabling a wide range of cleaning routines. We offer this nail brush in a compact travel size as well.
Genuine Handicraft Makes a Tangible Difference. Brushes by Iris Hantverk.
Brush making has traditionally been a line of work for people with visual impairments. This is why the Swedish Association for the Blind founded a company for making and selling brushes at the beginning of the 20th century: Iris Hantverk. In this tradition, craftspersons with visual impairments in Sweden and Estonia assemble the brushes entirely by hand for Iris Hantverk to this day. The techniques are the same as back then: With the help of a small hook attached to their finger, they feed a stainless steel wire through holes in the wooden brush base and form it into loops. Then they gather the bristles into small bundles, insert them into the loops and fasten them with the wire. Finally, they cut the bristles to the right length using a cutting machine. From start to finish, they follow the haptics of tools and materials with great skill and their well-trained sense of touch. The work process is still visible in the finished product. When you look at the back of these brushes, the course of the wire is usually visual and gives tangible evidence of the Swedish craftiness.
Article Number 17369
Fibre length 2 cm. Length 10 cm, width 4 cm. Weight 35 g.
Two-Sided. The brush side with long bristles is suitable for cleaning hands and nails, while the short, slanted bristles on the top side specifically remove impurities under the nails.
Fibre length 2 cm and 1 cm. Length 10 cm, width 4 cm. Weight 40 g.
Travel-Sized. Thanks to its compact format, this nail brush does not take up much space in the toilet bag.
Fibre length 1.7 cm and 1.2 cm. Length 6.5 cm, width 3.5 cm. Weight 20 g.
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