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Product ID: 83029

Hand Crafted Mango Wood Decorative Box, "Emerald Blossoms"

Emerald petals form a delicate floral motif, their cool allure illuminating... more

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Emerald petals form a delicate floral motif, their cool allure illuminating black lacquer. Working with mango wood, Nantana Sompamitre creates a mesmerizing box. She carves the desired shape and coats it with lacquer. Once dried it is polished, and another coat is applied – up to twenty times – before as many six coats of pure lacquer are present. The final layer is polished with powdered fired clay. Then the motifs are etched with a technique called lai kad (dug-out pattern) and painted.

  • 0.15 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • 5 cm H x 13 cm W x 7.5 cm D
  • 2" H x 5" W x 3" D

  • Mango wood
  • Do not use abrasives
  • Clean with a soft, dry cloth
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Thailand.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Thailand
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This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

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Carol

A lot of work was involved in this from carving the mango wood, crushing different tones of eggshells and applying them in a pattern and then the lacquer and sanding after to make a gorgeous vase! It proudly sits in my living room, and reminds me of the dark night skies over Haiti, where they also like mangos. Nice work , Nantana!
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Elizabeth

Ohio/USA

The gold on black and the beautiful elephant motif are gorgeous! It is an excellent gift
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PAMELA

italy

beautiful work
 
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