This unique puzzle box is handcrafted in north central India. The hand carved lid design features a sun in the center and moon phases around the perimeter. Artisans use hand tools to skillfully carve blocks of sustainably harvested Indian rosewood into fine treasures. This puzzle box separates into five pieces with a secret storage space inside. The art of traditional Indian wood craft requires mastery, passed down thru generations, to create the intricate carvings and smooth, polished finish.
Dimensions: 4.5"L, 4.5"W, 1.75"H
Each artisan uses hand tools to skillfully carve blocks of sustainably-sourced wood into fine treasures. This art form requires mastery to create the intricate carving, filigree and inlay work. Many of the patterns are deeply influenced by cultural motifs from dynasties that ruled the region centuries ago. Artisans finish and detail each item with natural wax and non-toxic paints. Handcrafted in India.