A Dramatic Dining Table Modeled after Brazil’s Serra Pelada Gold Mine

In the 1980s, Brazil’s Serra Pelada gold mine was a bustling locale that attracted thousands of miners; today, it is an abandoned open pit located south of the Amazon River. Brazilian designer Roque Frizzo drew inspiration from the mine for his dramatic Serra Pelada dining table ($16,998)—which speaks to authentic Brazilian culture, a common theme throughout Frizzo’s work. A wonderful conversation piece, the contemporary design features a simple silhouette and metal feet that fall aside to a graphic, wooden go…

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