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LV-3594  Osage Orange & Mora Flat Pill Box, Ring Holder, Jewelry Box-SCREW CAP

LV-3594 Osage Orange & Mora Flat Pill Box, Ring Holder, Jewelry Box-SCREW CAP

$ 89.00

This is a round box made out of Mora (Maclura tinctorus) with Osage Orange (Maclura pomifera) cap.  This two species belongs to the same family.  One from the South and the other North America.  Osage Orange is a hedge tree found in the Great Plains, from south Oklahoma to Northern Texas.  The name of the tree comes from the native Osage tribe and the aroma of the ripe fruit.  It has nothing to do with the common citrus orange.  The wood is one of America's most colorful timber.  The bright yellow wood simmers and glows.  The bright yellow contrasts against the rich brown Mora cap.

The all-wood threaded box is a rare commodity. The screw-on cap is what make this box extra special. It can be used to hold pills and small valuables...The flat profile fits unobtrusively in a purse or pocket for people on the go, and the screw cap ensures that your content is secured. I don't make flat boxes very often. Since there is very little space to maneuver the threaded cap, flat boxes require very careful matching of the threads for a smooth, spin-on/spin-off operation.

Dimension (largest diameter x height): 2-3/5" x 1-1/8"

-- 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
-- CA sale tax applies (8.25%) for shipping to CA addresses