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LV-3043  Feench Boxwood & Tamboti  Acorn Pill Box, Jewelry, Engagement Ring Box-SCREW CAP

LV-3043 Feench Boxwood & Tamboti Acorn Pill Box, Jewelry, Engagement Ring Box-SCREW CAP

$ 85.00

This is a very pretty acorn shaped box made out of French Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens) with Tamboti (Spirostachys africanus) cap.  Boxwood is a hard and heavy wood from a slow growing, small shrub, popular as garden hedges.  The wood is often used to make chess piece due to its extremely fine grain.  It is lso a favorite wood for detail carving.  The bright yellow color does not change significantly with exposure. It is the hardest and heaviest wood out of the whole Europe.  From Africa, Tamboti is a beautiful timer.  It has very fine grain with shimmering figure.  These two woods look lovely together in this acorn.

A nice box for your valuables. The screw-on cap ensures that your content is secured, good for  small jewelry, keepsake... Thought 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): 1-3/4" x 2-1/4"

-- 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/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