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Handcrafted Wooden Jewelry Box

Teterete from Mexico City, Mexico
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Painted lacquerware employs pigments mixed with chía oil and applied with a brush to create pictorial scenes and patterns. Incised lacquerware utilizes negative space and multiple layers of colored lacquer. Decorative motifs are carved away to reveal another color of lacquer. Inlaid lacquerware is also carved. Deeper levels of the wood or gourd are revealed and then meticulously painted. All three techniques have the same final step, another layer of chía oil or aje is applied to the surface, which is rubbed with a cloth to create a luster and protect the decorations.

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Made in Mexico.


Details: Made by the best skilled artisans from Olinala Guerrero, Mexico, where they are well-known for hand-carved and hand-painted wooden art pieces.

  • Dimensions: H 3.0 Inches x W 7.0 Inches x L 11.0 Inches
  • Product Code: V176000208921

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  • This item ships directly from Teterete in Whittier, CA
  • Item is ready to ship in 4 - 7 Business Days. Delivery date will vary depending on your shipping address.
  • International orders may experience possible delays and take longer to arrive.
  • We accept complimentary returns within 14 days of receipt if the item is unused and in original condition.
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