In The Beginning...
In November 1870, Dr. Axel Beskov took the initiative of founding the Manilla School - a workhouse for visually impaired craftsmen in Stockholm.
Still made By Hand
The designs have evolved through the years but the craftsmen still use the same time honoured techniques used for over a hundred years.
Iris Hantverk Today
Now, as then, every brush is made by hand by visually impaired craftsmen. It brings new dimensions to the concept of sensitively made by hand.