This is very nice eggplant shape trinket box made out of Camatillo (Dalbergia congestiflora) with Verawood (Bulnesia sarmientoi) cap. This wood combination was requested as a custom order. I really like the way it turned out; so much so that I made another one for you to feast your eyes. Camatillo is a true rosewood species with a beautiful deep purple color and darker streaks. It is one of the rarer timber since the tree never grow very big. The wood is extremely fine, polishes up to a hard shine. This particular eggplant was fashioned out of a highly figured piece of this rosewood for a striking effect. Verawood is a fine, hard and heavy wood (also known as Argentine Lignum Vitae) with a nice green patina after exposure. The cap of this box was turned and let to "aged" in my workshop for awhile to achieve the green tone, which will deepen with time. Delicious!
This threaded box can be used to hold small valuables...The screw-on cap ensured that your content is secured; also serves as a unique gift for nature lovers
Dimension (largest diameter x height): 1-3/8" x 5"
-- All wood items were hand turned and/or hand threaded on a lathe. Hardwood threaded inserts were used for woods that do not accept threading well
-- The item was sanded to 1200 grid for a mirror finish and sealed with a food-safe varnish, if applicable. For hard, fine grained wood with a natural shine, only wax and oil were applied
-- Each piece offered is a unique item. The design may be repeated but the dimension and wood combination, and or decorative accent will be different.
-- Artist signature and catalog number will be inscribed on the item, if possible
-- I ship via USPS First Class mail (or Priority Mail if requested). Combined shipping is the highest shipping cost plus $2 for each additional item. Free shipping for 5 or more items purchased at the same time
-- CA sale tax applies (9.25%) for shipping to CA address