Jewelry Box in Caribbean Rosewood & Figured Maple
The name of this piece is Aurora 2
The box dimensions are 5.5" high, 5.5" wide, 5" deep
Type of wood used in this piece is Caribbean Rosewood with Figured Maple for the drawer pulls. The drawers are lined with suede material. There are no stains or dyes, rather only a protective finish, to enhance the natural wood color.
Caribbean Rosewood ~ The Heartwood color is highly varied, with red, orange, and brown contrasted with darker stripes of blackish brown. Color tends to shift to a darker reddish-brown with age. Well defined sapwood is a pale yellow. The grain is usually straight, but maybe wild or interlocked, with a uniform medium to fine texture and good natural luster. The tree is native to Dominican Republic, Jamaica, northern Guatemala, Belize, and southeastern Mexico.
Figured Maple ~ Figured Maple is a domestic hardwood. The sapwood is mostly white creamy color, but some darker heartwood can be found. The wavy or curly grains produce "fiddle back" figure and sometimes a "black mottled" figure. The tree is Native To Figured Maple is from the Hard Maple and the Soft Maple trees. Our figured maple is a mix of these species. The trees grow throughout the United States east of the Rocky Mountains, the New England, and Great Lakes regions.