Classic and sleek, this silvery piece is weighted at one end to counteract the force applied when opening envelopes.To buy: $15, seejanework.com.Featured February 2013
Beautiful and brass, this item is easy to find among pens and pencils and can double as a ruler (marked on either side with measurements).To buy: $20, izola.com.
Its abstract metal form is reminiscent of a hummingbird. A pretty and functional accent to your command center.To buy: $30, fitzsu.com.
Trendy and chic, the 24K animal-print design pops amid rich, black enamel.To buy: $150, l-objet.com.
The trusty stallion looks commanding and regal atop this brass knife; ready to take on whatever your snail mail has in store for you.To buy: $16, highstreetmarket.com.
At first glance, it simply looks like a cheery desk adornment. Its tapered tail actually helps slice open stubborn envelopes without a sweat.To buy: $12, momastore.org.Get Daily Finds via e-mail