Handcrafted Sicilian Ceramic Silvertip Badger Brush by Zenith. Flower Design. 28mm Knot. P7
The handle is hand crafted by an artisan from Santo Stefano di Camastra in Sicily. Each handle is unique. It has a big 28mm handmade silvertip badger knot crafted by the artisans of Pennellificio Pandolfo in Palermo. Loft is set at 51mm. Effective loft is 44-47mm from glue bump. Weight for these brushes range from 115-133 grams.
These are handcrafted and are each unique. I measured them and there were a couple that were just under 28mm, while most of them were more than that. Average knot size was 28.4mm. Average effective loft measured 45.5. Average weight was 120 grams. Please check out my other ceramic handles.
For hundreds of years, Sicily has been known for their ceramics. Each village cultivates it's own unique style. The modern settlement of Santo Stefano di Camastra was founded in 1683 after a landslide destroyed the old town.