NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunning, keepsake treasures. Our mantra is to spread global happiness, so rest assured – we’ll do everything we possibly can to ensure you’re a happy customer. About this item: Crafted by hand, this jewelry box by Julio Sanchez is a superb example of a traditional Peruvian art. He works in mohena wood, a fine hardwood whose grain is similar to mahogany. Beautifully tooled leather depicts colonial art motifs, and the locking chest has ornate bronze handles on each side. Inner dimensions: 5.7 inches by 9.25 inches, and 4.75 inches tall. The inside of this chest is unlined. – Equipped with a lock and key About our Artist: Peru’s Julio Sanchez says, ‘My uncle was a was a master craftsman who worked with wood and leather, and I learned from him. When I was just 12, he let me begin finishing small pieces like leather trunks and jewelry boxes. I loved the work so much that I’d swipe pieces of leather from other people in the workshop to practice leather embossing on my own. My art is a family heritage, handed down over generations.’
Size: 8.75″ H x 11″ W x 7.5″ D
Authentic: an original NOVICA fair trade product in association with National Geographic.
Certified: comes with an official NOVICA Story Card certifying quality & authenticity.
Exceptional Artisan Quality by Julio Sanchez – crafted with care to be treasured for years to come.
Product Info: Mohena, cedar and MDF, leather and bronze