Kathy & Jim Sawada Toronto, Canada

EXOTIC WOOD JEWELRY BOX
Caribbean Rosewood With Bubinga & Lacewood Accents

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The interior of this beautiful jewelry box has ample space for earrings, cufflinks, necklaces, bracelets and watches.

The Caribbean Rosewood in this box has a subdued grain pattern and rich colours. The scene in the centre of the top is framed with bands of Lacewood, Bubinga and Cherry which are subtly accentuated with Paduak veneer edges.

The drawer sides and dividers in the interior are made from solid Black Walnut.

Except for black veneeer, no stains or dyes have been used. The rich colours that you see are the natural colours of the finished woods.


SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions:

Overall exterior dimensions are about 12.2" x 9.1" x 3.9 "  (31 x 23 x 10 cm)

The upper compartments are about 1.3" (3.2 cm) deep. Inside dimensions of the compartments are about:-
(two)      2.6"  x  7.4"      (6.5 x  18.7 cm)
(six)        2.4" x  2.3"      ( 6.0  x  5.8 cm)  

The drawer is about 1" (2.5 cm) deep. 
The inside dimensions of the compartments are about:-
(one)     4.5 " x  6.8"     ( 11.5   x 17.2 cm)
(six)      2.2"  x  2.1"     ( 5.6  x 5.4 cm)

Finish:

Interior and exterior are finished with Danish Oil, a penetrating resin. Exterior is further finished with a three-stage wax process, the final stage being carnuba.  The resultant finish is smooth, durable, and appealing.

Woods Used:

Caribbean Rosewood, Lacewood, Bubinga, Cherry 

Exterior:

Solid Bubinga drawer pulls.

Mitred corners reinforced with Bubinga keys.

Sides are solid 1/2" (13  mm) thick Caribbean Rosewood

 

Top is made from solid woods into an assembly about 1/2" (13 mm) thick. It is then re-sawn into two pieces about 1/8" (3mm) thick which are laminated to both sides of 1/4" (6 mm) plywood. This construction not only makes the interior of the top as attractive as the exterior, but also prevents warping of the top.

 

Interior:

Solid brass quadrant hinges.

Drawer sides and dividers are solid Black Walnut.

Interior is lined with a luxurious red faux-suede.