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Brass Paperweight - Rhombus


Brass Paperweight - Rhombus


I am a brass rhombus paperweight. I pin down papers like an acclaimed heavyweight champion. I’m a small little guy but I pack a big punch.  Those other guys have no fighting chance with me! 

Curator's Notes

This rhombus or ‘diamond’ (12 sided) paperweight is a great addition for any desk. It can pin down papers, business cards or receipts. We love the subtle textural difference as two sides of the polyhedron have smooth brushed finishes while the others feature a crude casting surface. Their weight feels substantial and appropriate for daily use while the slow oxidization of the brass keeps its coloration and texture looking richer over many years of usage.

Rhombus Paperweight was curated by Stevenson Aung


Maker: Futagami

Designer: Masanori Oji


Dimensions: 1.75” (w) x 1.75” (l) x 1.5” (h) or 44mm (w) x 44mm (l) x 38mm (h)

Weight: 0.55lbs or 0.25kg

Materials: Brass


  • Made in Japan
  • Also available in a set with the Triangle and Square Paperweight here
  • Copper acquisition from Toyama Prefecture
  • Molding in Takaoka City
  • Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc
  • Brass products gradually change their color over the course of many years due to oxidization
  • A camel colored patina is expected to develop within 5 years
  • A russet brown color patina is expected to develop at approximately 30 years
  • Casted brass  and polished brass surface
  • Engraved Futagami logo
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