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Product ID: 57474

Handcrafted Cedar and Leather Decorative Box with Bronze, "Tumi Ceremony"

A striking chest presented by the Rios Family of Peru, its colonial design... more

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A striking chest presented by the Rios Family of Peru, its colonial design complemented by ancient Inca motifs. The textured surfaces pulsate with the energy of the tumi, a ceremonial knife considered sacred among the ancient civilizations of the Andes. To create the imagery, the artisans meticulously emboss leather by hand, enhancing the natural vision with a delicate application of walnut finish. The chest's frame is crafted from fine cedar, its solid essence offering a worthy backing to the leather composition. This work features interior compartments lined in burgundy velour and a sturdy bronze clasp and hinges.

  • 2.25 kgs
  • 5.0 lbs
  • 24 cm H x 35 cm W x 24 cm D
  • 9.5" H x 13.75" W x 9.5" D

  • Cedar wood, embossed leather and bronze
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andes
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Rios Family has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $600 and the most recent for $2850. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of quality leather and wood to increase production.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

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07/15/2017

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"A Beautiful Keepsake"

This beautiful box arrived wrapped like a birthday gift. When I unwrapped the box, words could not describe the awe I felt. The workmanship was beyond what I expected. The Tomi Ceremony box actually looks better than shown online. I couldnt be happier with my purchase. Bev Hawaii

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  • Jewelry, special keepsakes

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07/26/2017

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"Amazingly detailed hand tooled leather wood chest"

I needed a chest to store my cufflinks and other jewelry and this hand crafted box caught my eye. It arrived very well packaged and in beautiful condition

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Jewelry box leather hand tooled box vanity box

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09/24/2017

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"A Beautiful Piece of Functional Art"

This is a great piece of functional art. I have it in a prominent location on display and it always draws questions and adoration.

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  • Storage of small items

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53 Testimonials for Rios Family

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Judy

Lima, Ohio, USA

I used my ""Birthday Credit"" to go towards the purchase of this jewelry box for my son's girlfriend. The details are amazing. Excellent quality- superb craftsmanship.

Timothy

Breakfast in bed is FANTASTICO!!!!!
 
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