This is a pretty slim threaded holder made out of Burmese Sal Burl (Shorea leprosula) with Desert Ironwood (Olneya tesota) cap. This is a rarely seen burl from a rare timber. Also known as Light Red Meranti, Sal is an Asian species that grows from Peninsular Thailand throughout the Malay Peninsula, Sumatera, Bangka and Borneo. It timber is valued for it's nice color and high durability. The burl has coarse resin veins and swirling grains. This holder show off the nice fifure and shimmering quality of this timber. Capped with equally shimmering ironwood for added effect.
The crew-on cap makes this holder extra special and ensures that your content is secured. The slim profile fits unobtrusively in a purse or pocket for the people on the go. This holder can be used to hold toothpicks, pill, snuff, sewing needles, cash stash and small valuables...Also serves as a nice gift for someone who seems to have everything.
Dimension (largest diameter x height): 7/8" x 3-3/8"
-- 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