This is a very pretty acorn shaped box made out of Cocobolo Rosewood (Dalbergia retusa) with Mun Ebony (Diospyros mun) cap. Cocobolo is a true rosewood from Mexico with prominent darker streaking on the nice reddish wood. It is a very dense wood that polish up nicely. The figure can be extremely extravagant in Cocobolo. This species recently made it to the red list, which means the availability will be decreasing sharply. Capped with Mun Ebony, another luxury timber. This acorn needs to be held in order to appreciate the silky smooth feel and the nice weight of it in your hands.
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 3-1/4"
-- All wood items were hand turned 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 were 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, if possible
-- 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 (9.25%) for shipping to CA address