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Mama and Baby Elephant Sheesham Wood Puzzle Box
This exquisite mango wood puzzle box is a beautiful accent piece that doubles as an entertaining puzzle to have on a coffee table. The storage box also works nicely to hold small jewelry or other keepsakes. The Tree of Life is highlighted with a white wash burnt finish. The symbolism behind the Tree of Life runs deep symbolizing individuality, personal growth and a connection to everything. Product Features: Colors: Stained wood. Materials: Mango Wood. Dimensions: 5 inches diameter and 2 inches tall. Story behind the Art: The hand-carved games are crafted in Saharanpur in the region of Uttar Pradesh, India that is well-known for the ancient woodcarving techniques. Temples in this region bear witness to the early talent of artisans in that region. Today, the craft is still practiced using hand tools that are much the same. Due to the handmade nature, slight variations in size, color, shape, pattern, or other characteristics may be evident. Each piece is truly a unique work of art, lovingly crafted by hand.
THE STORY BEHIND THE PRODUCT
Artisan Organization:Asha Handicrafts
India has always been renowned for its rich silk fabrics, woodcarvings and carpets. However, many of these products are produced in conditions of abject poverty for the craftsmen, exploited by large producers and moneylenders. Asha Handicrafts is a not-for-profit making body, based in Mumbai, India, working to promote Fair Trade and Fair Trade practices. As a member organisation of theThe World Fair Trade Organization , Asha Handicrafts ensures that the benefits of handicraft production reach the craftspeople themselves."