Details: Custom made 5” cube and 3” cube from 3/16” unpainted steel rod
Origin: Near Los Angeles, California
Thanks to the brilliant fusion artist Ray Salas for my custom jewelry display cubes!
A year ago, I visited Japan and saw my friend using metal cubes to organize her earrings. I loved the idea, and immediately began looking for a similar design.
It seemed like a simple thing to find – a thin metal frame cube – but nothing for sale was quite right. So I decided to get them custom made! I posted an ad on Craiglist titled, “Looking for sculptors/3D printers.”
I never could have imagined that an artist like Ray Salas would answer my ad. You can see one of his lamp designs on “Upcycled Zine.” Here’s a video on “Interior Design Undercover” showing his intriguing chair design. When he first contacted me, I found his shop on Etsy and could not believe that he would be interested in my dinky $50 cube project!
He made the cubes exactly to order, and dropped them off at a parking lot with me. I love the cubes. My earrings fit perfectly. Everything is kept nice and neat!
Plus I like knowing that no one else owns these nifty cubes! I wonder what else I could get made on Craigslist…
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