A statement accessory sure to elevate any office desk, this large Hermès paper clip holds its own in terms of both style and function. Drawing on the brand’s signature equestrian history, it has a timeless and dramatic appeal, and is also something you’ll find incredibly useful, for keeping a large album or portfolio open. With its iridescent patina, it makes a rather dramatic accessory.
THE STORY BEHIND THE BRAND
Maker of colourful scarfs, delicate perfumes and curious timepieces, Hermès has diversified quite a lot since its equestrian beginnings in 1837. It was founded by the harness-maker, Thierry Hermès, when he opened his first workshop on rue Basse-du-Rempart in Paris. At the time, horse-drawn carriages were the main mode of transportation, so he was kept in good business by the constant need of local Parisians and their preferred means of transport.
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