34 cm (length) x 25 cm (width) x 6.5 cm (height) (Code DOC). This beautiful box has a lid made from rare Australian Eucalypt Burl. The inside is lined with triple black velvet. It is the perfect gift for any occasion, male or female. This box is perfect for.Sometimes called Tasmanian Oak, this abundant species grows mainly in Tasmania, but also in Victoria. It grows to a height of 300 feet with a diameter of up to 8 feet. Because they generally grow so close together, they will grow to 80% of their height before sending out branches. Its heartwood is pale to light brown with pinkish tints. This wood is often used for flooring, fine furniture building and framing for houses.
Burls can be found on many species of trees. They are irregular growths protruding from the trunk, and can vary greatly in shape and size.
It is believed they are caused by parasites or insects which irritate the tree, causing this strange growth to develop, similar to how a pearl is created in an oyster. In the past, burls were discarded as waste, but they are now highly sought after for their exquisite grain and beauty. The large variety of burls used in the lids of our boxes makes each of them a unique and one-off piece.To find out more about this jewellery box and how it is constructed. If you have any other questions. You can also visit my gallery in the Dandenong Ranges Melbourne and view all my jewellery boxes and sculptural work. The item "Hand-made Wooden Document / Jewellery Box Rare Australian Eucalypt" is in sale since Thursday, June 12, 2014. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Jewellery Boxes & Organisers\Jewellery Boxes". The seller is "woodalchemy" and is located in Kallista. This item can be shipped worldwide.