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Medium, 18cm Golden Mean Calipers

(measures 35 mm to 320 mm)

These calipers are laser-cut, then hand-riveted and polished... 100% New Zealand made.

They are used by artists, designers, sculptors, plastic surgeons and collectors of gadgets... to measure the golden-mean.

The Golden Mean is one of the primary magic numbers - recognised as being aesthetically pleasing for over 2000 years. It appears in art, architecture, mathematics, music and nature.

Its name is Phi
Its number is 1.61803399
Its symbol is Φ

More information here http://www.goldenmeancalipers.com/


These lovingly hand-crafted by me… in my garage hammering the little brass rivets into place with a proper hammer, just like the proper Ancient Greeks used to do, but without the garage.


I make 2 other sizes - small: 114 mm (measures 25 mm to 190 mm) and large:400 mm (measures 80 mm to 750 mm)

I can make other sizes if requested.

Golden Mean Calipers : Medium 18cm



  • Handmade Supply
  • Materials: brushed stainless steel, brass rivets
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from New Zealand
  • Feedback: 35 reviews
  • Favorited by: 87 people