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LV-2554 Sandalwood & Tamboti Acorn Jewelry, Ring Box, Pill Box-SCREW CAP

LV-2554 Sandalwood & Tamboti Acorn Jewelry, Ring Box, Pill Box-SCREW CAP

$ 185.00

This is a nice sized acorn shaped box made out of Hawaii Sandalwood (Santalum paniculatum) with Tambootie (Spirostachys africanus) cap. This is a humongous acorn considering the timber involved. A piece of rare sandawood at this size is truly a luxury! This one also has a nice mix of figures and subtle colors. Sandalwood is a parasitic small tree that establishes on the roots of host trees. The oil from the wood has a distinctive, pleasant scent. The aromatic oil from the wood is also used for medicine and perfume.  The inside of this acorn was not sealed with a finish for your sniffing pleasure. The wall of this acorn is also a bit thicker to contain the aroma. Tambotie is also known as African sandalwood, although not a true sandalwood species. The aroma of this wood does not last as long, but the warm brown wood is exceptionally beautiful.  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): 2-5/8" x 3-1/8" PLEASE READ:
-- 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