Fairly quickly you will be the proud proprietor of distinctive digital property with corresponding legendary glass artwork. Jerome Baker Designs (JBD), purveyors of award-winning distinctive practical glass artwork, will create distinctive digital artwork items and corresponding bodily property on the Ethereum blockchain for a collaboration with FDCTech, Inc.
FDC (OTCQB: FDCT) will present the Non-Fungible Token (NFT) platform to mint and problem NFTs. Collectors should purchase Jerome Baker Designs drops by way of on-line silent auctions, world provides and open editions. The platform is predicted to be operational within the early a part of the primary quarter, ending on March 31, 2022.
Founder and President of Jerome Baker Designs Jason Harris—the artist behind distinctive and uncommon luxurious items together with bongs, bubblers and pipes—will develop authentic bodily and digital works for the challenge. Harris defined his pivot into crypto and the reasoning behind it.
“The blockchain business has already modified the world with Bitcoin alone, which I’ve been accepting since 2016 for bubblers and bongs,” Harris instructed Excessive Instances. “At JBD, we now have been exploring NFTs since earlier than the time period NFTs existed. We have been exploring, together with many different corporations, utilizing non-fungible token know-how in direction of provide chain.”
Unique Jerome Baker Designs items have been personalized for world artists together with Santana, Snoop Dogg, George Clooney, George Clinton, 311, Chic/Skunk Data, Widespread Panic, Grateful Lifeless, Rita Marley, DMB, Phish, Slayer and DRI.
“As an artist, I couldn’t be extra stoked to see this know-how utilized in direction of arts,” Baker defined. “The artistic world has simply been reworked and artists can be extra empowered than ever to take management of their artwork and their lives. We’re working now on initiatives with a watch in direction of main the best way within the NFT universe on the whole with one-of-kind items pegged to an NFT. That’s the place we predict this leads: to the brand new phygital realm, the place the bodily and digital meet.”
“We’re thrilled that Jerome Baker Designs has entered the NFT house with FDC. It’s thrilling to work with such a well-established iconic model that has made trendy inventive glass and pipe-making a extremely fascinating collectible artwork assortment,” FDC Founder, CFO and NFT Crew Chief Imran Firoz mentioned. “Our Firm and Jerome Baker Designs are dedicated to creating genuine digital and bodily artwork items to showcase Jason Harris’ distinctive and uncommon work on the NFT platform, the place collectors can seamlessly purchase, promote, and retailer digital artwork and collectibles.”
Jerome Baker Designs
Jerome Baker Designs launched after founder Jason Harris apprenticed below Bob Snodgrass, “Godfather of inventive arduous glass” and founding father of the trendy pipe-making business. Snodgrass had been peddling colourful glass pipes at Grateful Lifeless reveals throughout the nation—considerably contributing to the recognition of glass on this planet of hashish.
Harris adopted within the footsteps of Snodgrass, mastering the nice artwork of glassblowing.
Jerome Baker Designs was not too long ago named one of many high ten glassblowers in america by the Hashish Information Replace. Jerome Baker Designs gained the 2018 Excessive Instances Hashish Cup for “Greatest Glass” in Sonoma County and was runner-up in “Greatest Glass” within the Sacramento 2018 Excessive Instances Hashish Cup.
In September 2020, JBD and Jason Harris have been featured within the Excessive Instances Annual Artwork problem alongside Tommy Chong and Shea McAdams of seedleSs clothes. In 2003, Harris was one in all about 50 individuals who have been busted by federal brokers through the George W. Bush administration amid Operation Pipe Desires. It demonstrated that even glass pipe sellers aren’t protected against dealing with felony prices.
“We, at JBD, passionately consider in the way forward for a blockchain-crypto-driven digital artwork world and the final word democratization and distribution of genuine and guarded digital property. We’re excited to collaborate with FDC as they’ve a confirmed monitor file in constructing profitable personalized buying and selling know-how,” mentioned Harris.