This exquisite mango wood puzzle box is a beautiful accent piece 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. 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.
- Colors: Stained wood.
- Materials: Mango Wood.
- Dimensions: 5 inches diameter and 2 inches tall.
Wipe gently with damp cloth.
Meet the Artisan
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 of the The World Fair Trade Organization , Asha Handicrafts ensures that the benefits of handicraft production reach the craftspeople themselves.