An amazing handmade artwork in burgundy red
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Jewellery box is where beloved treasures are kept, but this one itself is a wonderful masterpiece, with very special design and amazing craftsmanship.
Hundreds of tiny pieces of mother of pearl are carefully arranged to form a bunch of grape image.
Grape possess multiple seeds and many fruit grow from the same stem, a fact in chinese's eye suggesting big prosperous family. Also, bunch of grape is a symbol of harvest,so this motif is a message wishing people have big strong family and no worries of food.
Symmetrical design addresses Chinese aesthetic idea, reflected on the way how the jewellery box and its drawers fitted and opened.
Mother of Pearl decorative artwork requires time, patience and brilliant skills to make, therefore in old times, it is always an item belongs only to the rich and regarded as luxury possessions. Please look pictures carefully for amazing details where you see mother of pearl is chosen depending on how its colour can fit the pictures needs to make it looks very real, for instance there are new leaves and old leaves, even leaves with holes chewed by worms.
Though handmade, the item is in super quality with very very shiny burgundy colour lacquered sides (which caused the reflections on pictures,please ignore), inside a plush red lining, chunky butterfly shaped clasp and hinges.
Item size: 22cm length, 10cm width, 10cm height.
Item is nicely packaged in gift box. Gift wrap is available, please contact for details.
Royal Mail Signed-for service included in the price, free delivery to one UK address.
Note: Slight variation may occur to each item due to the hand-making process.
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