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Hummingbird Jewelry Box — $120.00

“Perched”

 

This unique Hummingbird box is handcrafted and signed by Karen Kelleher Carneiro. A perfect home for jewelry, keepsakes or as a beautiful gift. Inspired by nature, it is a one of a kind functional piece of art.

 

The wooden box has been enhanced with gold leaf and patinas in reds, greens and browns protected with a glossy resin finish.

 

The decorative lid has my photograph of a hummingbird and heart. Dried leaves and feathers are layered with encaustic wax and gold leaf. Lapis stones have been embedded into the resin. The lid is hinged in the back with a front latch. The bottom is felt lined with marbleized beads for legs. The sides are adorned with dried leaves, feathers and lapis stones.

 

The interior is painted a metallic espresso and varnished. The padded bottom is lined with brown leatherette imprinted with a snakeskin pattern. The interior lid is lined with a bark paper embellished with dried leaves and aventurine stones protected with a gloss resin coating.

 

Approximate dimensions:

20cm/8” length x 10cm/4” width x 8cm/3” height