Hand-carved Teak wood tissue box decorated with Sterling Silver Lizard and the rim lined with Sterling Silver. An ideal gift for any occassion.
The teak root was sourced from the finest teak plantations in Java, Indonesia, which is known to have the ideal conditions for high grade Teak quality. Teak is the common name for the tropical hardwood tree species Tectona grandis and its wood products, native to South and Southeast Asia. It is known for its incredible durability and water resistance. Teak has a high oil content, giving it the highest decay-resistance among all-natural wood products. Due to its durability, while it is still used for boat building, yachts, exterior construction, indoor and outdoor furniture, it also very dear to artists and sculptors for making intricate carvings and elaborate sculptures. Lotus Arts de Vivre uses various free-formations of the teak branches, teak root or drift wood to further hand-carve and create its designs, giving wood a second life.
Lizards as a symbolism is linked to sun, light, regeneration, and renewal. It is a symbol of good fortune in some cultures. They are patient, determined, and have the ability to blend in with the surroundings. In addition to contentment and gratitude, they are a symbolism of acute awareness, deep contemplation and having expectations.
This piece took approximately 4 weeks to finish, with over 5 craftsmen and designers involved.
Size: 14.5(W) x 29(L) x 9(H) cm.
Weight: 1.07 kg.