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Contents:  Hand made wooden display boxes

 

AFRICAN WOOD BOXES
Thuya Wood

The Thuya tree is a Coniferous mountain Cyprus tree indigenous to the Western Atlas mountains of North Africa. Its burl is a dense wood with a high oil content. Its color varies from rich golden brown to nearly black. This unique tree produces a large underground root with many outgrowths. The Greeks named it "Thuya" meaning sacrifice, because they used the oil distilled from it as incense in their religious ceremonies. Part of the root can be cut away to use for these crafts, which does not kill the tree. So this makes the meaning "sacrifice" apply to the tree itself which sacrifices a piece of itself for the sake of the artisans, and the root rejuvenates itself. Made by local craftsmen in a small coastal town called Essaouira in Morocco. The finish that's been applied is a hand rubbed shellac. 

We personally are addicted to these boxes. Not only is EVERY SINGLE ONE DIFFERENT, but the burl patterns, and the wonderful smell inside each box is wonderful and unique. "You can't buy just one!"

 

EXTRA SMALL

Individually measured; 1-1/4" to 1-1/2" diameter unless indicated otherwise

$24 ea.

 

BOX-100

2-1/2" tall



BOX-101

2-7/8" tall



BOX-102

3-1/4" tall



BOX-104

2-1/8" tall



BOX-105

3-1/2" tall



BOX-106

3-1/8" tall



BOX-107

2" tall



BOX-108

3-1/8" tall

 

BOX-111

3-1/4" tall



BOX-112

2-1/4" tall



BOX-114

2-1/4" tall



BOX-116

2-3/4" tall



BOX-117

1-7/8" tall



BOX-118

2-1/4" tall

 


BOX-121

2" tall



BOX-122

2-1/4" tall



BOX-123

2-1/2" tall

 


BOX-126

2-1/2" tall



BOX-127

2-1/2" tall



BOX-128

3" tall



BOX-129

2-3/8" tall



BOX-130

2-1/2" tall



BOX-131

3-1/8" tall



BOX-132

2-1/2" tall



BOX-133

3-1/2" tall



BOX-134

3-1/8" tall



BOX-136

3-1/8" tall



BOX-137

2-5/8" tall



BOX-138

3" tall



BOX-139

3-1/2" tall



BOX-140

3-1/4" tall



BOX-141

3" tall



BOX-142

2-3/4" tall



BOX-143

2-1/2" tall



BOX-145

3-1/8" tall



BOX-146

2-1/4" tall



BOX-147

3-1/2" tall



BOX-148

2-5/8" tall



BOX-150

2-1/2" tall



BOX-151

2-1/2" tall



BOX-152

2-5/8" tall



BOX-153

3" tall



BOX-154

2-7/8" tall



BOX-155

3" tall



BOX-156

3-1/4" tall



BOX-157

2-1/2" tall



BOX-158

2-5/8" tall



BOX-159

2-1/4" tall



BOX-160

2-1/2" tall



BOX-161

3" tall



BOX-162

3-3/8" tall



BOX-163

2-7/8" tall



BOX-164

2-3/8" tall



BOX-165

2-1/4" tall



BOX-166

2-1/4" tall



BOX-168

2-7/8" tall



BOX-169

2" tall



BOX-170



BOX-171

 

BOX-172

 

BOX-173



BOX-174

 

BOX-176



BOX-177





BOX-178




BOX-179




BOX-181
 




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BOX-187




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BOX-190




BOX-193




BOX-194




BOX-195
 



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BOX-204




BOX-205




BOX-207




BOX-208




BOX-211
 



BOX-213
 



BOX-215




BOX-216




BOX-217

 

SMALL

2-1/4" diameter x 1-5/8" tall

$29 ea.

 

BOX-230

 

BOX-231
 

BOX-232
 

BOX-234

 

MEDIUM

3" diameter or across

$32 ea.

Medium Mushroom
 

BOX-253
 

BOX-254
    

BOX-255
Hexagon

 

BOX-260

 

BOX-261

 

BOX-262
 

BOX-263
 

BOX-264
 

BOX-265
 

BOX-266
Round
 

BOX-270
 

BOX-271
 

BOX-273
 

BOX-275
Square
 

BOX-283
 

BOX-284
 

BOX-285
 

BOX-286
 

BOX-287
 

BOX-288

 

 

LARGE
Beveled edge

4-1/4" long x 2-3/4" wide x 2-1/2" tall

$45 ea
 

BOX-293
 

BOX-294
 

BOX-295
Round

4-1/4" diameter x 2-1/2" tall

$59 ea
 

BOX-407
Hinged

4-3/4" wide x 3-3/8" deep x 2-1/4" tall

$75
   

BOX-500
We also have Gator Boxes

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Click here to check out our Gator covered boxes starting with #EL-19

 

SNAKE BITE BOX

African burl Thuya wood- SNAKE BITE BOX!  (also known as the "Snake in box").  You have a mean streak, this one's for you - hand it to a friend, they innocently slide the top open and voila!  The snake pops up and "bites" their finger with his wooden tongue!  Endless fun...I hate to admit it, but teachers have bought it to torture their poor students.  The mischievous look of glee on a child's face when they open it ONCE is enough for a lifetime - their first thought is who to fool next! 

 

BOX-900

3-1/4" long x 1" wide x 2-1/4" tall

(7 available)

$36 ea.

Check out our other SNAKE BITE BOX

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Click here to see a vintage snuff box