Benjamin James Ryan

Silver Chop Sticks

Materials: Sterling Silver Dimensions: 175mm x 8mm x 2mm (Approx.) These sterling silver chopsticks have a tactile twisted taper and are perfectly balanced in the hand. They are availible with either a smooth or textured finish and have a satisfying weight. Their profiles transition from an 8mm wide hexagon at the base down to a 2mm hexagon at the tip. Inspired by the ancient use of silver chopsticks, silver was believed to change colour in the presence of certain poisons, making them a form of protection against assassination attempts. Additionally, silver was associated with wealth and luxury, as well as being a material that posessess hygienic antiseptic qualities.