When it comes to patience and perseverance, Serena Garcia Dalla Venezia has both qualities in spades. The Chilean textile artist crafts handmade fabric balls in a rainbow of different colours and textures.
This is listed as Corten steel and signed "Serrano Fajardo." A quick search shows that corten steel is a kind of rusted building material, but the other name reveals nothing. Gorgeous and infinitely useable.