This is a very pretty acorn shaped box made out of Chakte Viga (Caesalpinia platyloba ) with Brownheart (Vouacapoua americana) cap. Chakte Viga is well known for the lovely burnt orange color that will deepen with age and exposure. The wood is fine grain, lustrous, with a suble shimmer. The burl of this species is often called Paela burl, another case of double identity. If you want an attention-grabbing acorn, nothing beats screaming orange! The earthy Brownheart cap tones this acorn down a bit, but it is still a very bright, cheerful one!
A nice box for your valuables. The screw-on cap makes this nature inspired box extra special and ensures that your content is secured, good for jewelry, keepsake... Through the ages, people has given out acorns as a symbol of prosperity and luck. This one is a unique gift.
Dimension (largest diameter x height): 2" x 2-3/8"
-- 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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