This is a very pretty acorn shaped pendant box made out of Mun Ebony (Diospyros mun) with Betelnut (areca catechu) cap. Of course, I need to pairt this two. They are both from SE Asia. I grew up amongst people who uses Mun Ebony chopsticks and chew Betelnut with betel leaves. I myself did both. This acorn brought back many fond memories. I have elaborated on Mun Ebony in my previous listings, here is another commentary: http://www.elviodesign.com/blog/mun-ebony/
A nice petite box for your valuables. The screw-on cap makes this nature inspired box extra special and ensures that your content is secured, good for daily pills, keepsake...Comes ready to dangle off your keychain or zipper pull with the bronze lobster claw. 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): 1" x 1-1/2"
-- 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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