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Moroccan Thuya Round Box

SKU: MOR-127

$29.95 $24.95

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Thuya is an aromatic, exotic wood harvested from a special tree indigenous to Morocco. Grown exclusively in the Middle Atlas Mountains, thuya (too-ya) has been revered since Roman times both for its gorgeous burled grain and splendid aroma. The skills necessary to craft thuya wood are most often passed down through the family. Fathers teach their sons every careful step needed to create each piece. The polishing (using a blend of lemon and oils) often takes as long as the actual construction.

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Keep your special treasures in this lovely Moroccan Thuya Round Box. Or, just set it on a coffee or end table and admire the natural beauty of the burl in the wood. Because the Thuya wood is beautiful all on it’s own. It is an aromatic, exotic wood special to Morocco. Note the beautiful burled grain. The craftsmen of the region pass down the techniques of selecting, cutting and polishing each piece and, as a result of their work, the beauty of this piece becomes yours.

 

Dimensions: Height: Approx. 2.25 in x Diameter: Approx. 4.25 in

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