This is a very pretty acorn shaped box made out of Masur Birch (Betula pendula) with Betel Nut (Areca catechu) cap. Birch is the national tree of Finland, Russia and Sweden. It is also one of the sacred tree of the Druids tradition, representing inception, birth of new life. But this is no ordinary birch, the Masur is a unique figuring in the wood that resemble burl or birdseye in maple. This little nut was made out of a top grade, densely figured Masur. The random dark streaks and the shimmering of this wood is always a visual treat. On top of that, the betel nut adds its own set of pattern. Here you see the wonder artistry of nature in a nut(shell).
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): 1" x 1-1/2"
-- 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