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NEW WORKS
super micro beest (in progress)
(c) Osamu Kobayashi 2016



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micro chess board, stainless steel, 3.8 mm X 3.8 mm (0.15 in), thickness 0.43 mm (0.017 in), hand-etched grid filled with hand-tapped microdots, with 18K gold king, 18K white gold bishop and knight
Imagination is Eternal
micro knight chess piece on pen nib
base diameter 0.33 mm (0.013 in)
height 0.68 mm (0.028 in)
Ride on Time
micro knight chess piece, 18K white gold on watch balance wheel
Detail of previous photo
micro king chess piece for 3.8 mm chess board before detachment from gold wire, comparison with my hair, 18K white gold, base diameter 0.37 mm (0.015 in), height 1.00 mm (0.039 in)
detail of previous photo, micro king chess piece, 18K yellow gold
micro chess board, 0.95 mm X 0.95 mm, stainless steel, hand-etched grid filled with hand-tapped microdots
closeup of 0.95 mm X 0.95 mm chess board, stainless steel, hand-etched grid filled with hand-tapped microdots
pawn chess piece on very tip of gold wire before detachment, 18K white gold, base diameter 0.06 mm, height 0.08 mm, for 0.95 mm chess board
Moment of Silence - full micro chess set

3.8 mm X 3.8 mm (0.15 in) chess board, stainless steel with hand engraved grid and micro dots, and white and yellow gold chess pieces with base of approx. 0.33 mm (0.013 in)

WORKS 2013~2014
Super micro beest next to ordinary cotton swab
Universal joint part next to pencil tip
Super micro beest inspired by artist Theo Jansen's Strandbeest. The finished piece will have ten moving legs.
Universal joint for super micro beest, 0.65 mm in diameter
if you can't see it, it doesn't exist
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