09-27-2012, 08:46 AM
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  • Teiste
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Another curvy and sexy handle , and also , another famous brush series from Simpson : the Persian Jar.

I have tried a Somerset Simpson Harvard 3 in the past , and I was very well please with its "curvy" handle , but this one offers another with extra curves too , very easy to hold while shaving.

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This brush has the approx . following measures :
  • 22 mm knot
  • 49 mm loft
  • 107 mm total height.
so we can consider it a medium size shaving brush , bigger than the Harvard 3 , for example ,and almost with the same measures than a Tulip 2.

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The Persian Jar handle style is one of the most copied handles out there (I guess is a form of flattery) and I can see why , since its a very beautiful brush when you can see it "in person".The handle , of course (no doubts about it) its very well made and finish , heavy for its size and , as I said , so comfortable to hold.Yes , I can see why this handle have been copied/mimic by other manufactures.

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Very well packed with super badger hair , but not as packed as a Duke 2 , which almost have the same knot size , I would say.Again , for me thats no a disadvantage at all , since I dont truly like brushes packed with hair to the extreme (ok , the Chubby 2 could be the exception to that rule) and I like them to have flow , and this one has flow , but its not floppy at all.

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The super badger hair of this brush reminds me of my Duke's 3 best badger hair , to be honest , since the tips arent as white as other Simpson super badger hair , and the amount of flow and natural backbone firmness , is well balanced : not floppy at all , not extra firm at all.

This brush performs very good with triple milled soaps as well as creams (again , nothing new here) and I used it today with both , circular and to and fro strokes to build up the lather on my face.Since its knot is kind of fan shaped , I would say that performs better with circular movements than painting strokes (I was using shaving cream today) since can make lather very quickly and efficient.

The tips have some tiny scritch , this is why I say that this badger hair reminds me of best badger , but nothing unpleasant.The Simpson owners know what Im talking about.

A very sexy brush , which handle have been imitated/copied so many times , but the Simpson one is the one which has more "character".It is not a cheap brush , since this is a super badger , but Im sure that the best badger is a brilliant option if you dont want to go for the more "traditional" Simpson brushes lines , like the Duke or the Chubbies.

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 09-27-2012, 09:06 AM
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  • beartrap
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Sexy it is! It was really copied from some great forms Blush

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 09-27-2012, 09:11 AM
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That's a beautiful brush. Your description illustrates again the significant overlap in qualities between Simpson Bests and Supers, without a really clear divide. I think this is even more true with the older Somerset brushes, and it applies also to the the Best/Pure division.

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 09-27-2012, 10:46 AM
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Beautiful brush and great post/pics T.

I know what your talking about when you say scritch. I quite like it. It's a nice change of pace to use sometimes.

This shape of brush is very close to my heart. My other half got me a few of these a few years back.

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 09-27-2012, 08:43 PM
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Great pictures, Teiste!

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 09-29-2012, 05:16 AM
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I got its 2 band cousin. Super soft tips, great flow through and nice backbone. I love that brush!

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 09-30-2012, 12:29 PM
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  • Teiste
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(09-29-2012, 05:16 AM)German Wrote: I got its 2 band cousin. Super soft tips, great flow through and nice backbone. I love that brush!

Any pics of it , my friend?BiggrinI bet is another beauty.

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 10-01-2012, 03:10 AM
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Here she is...

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Any pics of it , my friend?BiggrinI bet is another beauty.
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 10-01-2012, 10:56 AM
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  • Teiste
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Very beautiful brush indeed.

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 10-02-2012, 12:11 AM
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It is very beautiful!

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 10-02-2012, 05:20 AM
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  • Johnny
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The rules say no porn is to be posted and this is pure porn. I'm lusting as I type.BiggrinBiggrinBiggrin

Beautiful brushes gentlemen. Another nice review Teiste.

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 10-02-2012, 06:23 AM
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Hi German, I have a Persian Jar 2 Two-Band as well. The loft of my brush seems to look much shorter than yours with only 47mm. Is your loft higher?

It's a great brush, I haven't used it for a while but recently I fell in love with this brush again.

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 10-02-2012, 10:47 AM
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Mine is 22/50mm ... Perfect I think as this makes for a very pleasant face feel...

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 10-08-2012, 09:01 PM
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I was using this brush again tonight for a test face lather and do agree, this brush does have some scritch..although it might be that it hasn't been fully broken it yet..

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