This is a mini pendant box made out of Irish Bog Oak (Quercus robur) with Black Palm (Borassus flabellifer) cap. A symbol of strength and endurance, Oak serves as National Tree for many different countries, USA included. For those who are not familiar with the bog oak, this piece of wood is more than several thousand years old. Oak trees fell into a bog and was buried and preserved. The black coloration is the result of such submersion under a specific condition. This particular piece was found in one of the Irish bogs. Needless to say, this one is rare. Bog wood is a rather soft and barely suitable for threading, but I managed, with the aid of wood hardener. The black palm cap adds it's unique pattern as decorative accent for this meaningful and functional pendant.
This tiny threaded vial is small enough to be worn as a pendant with a secret compartment for tiny daily pill or memorial keepsakes. The screw-on cap ensures that your content is secured.
Dimension (largest diameter x height): 3/4" x 1-3/4"
-- All wood turned items were hand made 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 was 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
-- 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
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