• Roslyn Kean Hand Made Steel Ball Bearing Relief Baren Australian
  • Roslyn Kean Hand Made Steel Ball Bearing Relief Baren Australian

Roslyn Kean Hand Made Steel Ball Bearing Relief Baren Australian

The Kean Ball Bearing Baren allows you to print various types of relief printing and monotypes to any scale using either water base or oil based inks, and is handmade by Roslyn in her studio.

The baren originally introduced to Japan by the Chinese during the Muromanchi Period (1338-1572) produces equally effective and frequently more interesting results than a Western printing press. The KBB Baren is portable, inexpensive and does not restrict the size of the print or paper used.

The KBB Baren is made from a disc of high-grade plastic, which suspends stainless steel balls or Delrin balls, allowing them to form pressure points for printing. The construction enables the balls to rotate freely which delivers multiple pressure points evenly across the disc. The baren is bound in black leather with a strong leather handle and measures 13 cm in diameter. Occasional rubbing on an oiled felt pad is the only maintenance required. The Baren should be kept dry at all times.

SKU: R181.08
Regular price

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