Rippled box for jewels

A recent commission which left the workshop earlier this year on its way to a new home in Cyprus; what a beautiful gift.

A fine jewellery box in rippled sycamore with a copper coloured silk velvet lining.

 A single piece of sycamore was used for the box creating a seamless and continuous flow of ripples, it's a delight to look at.

Wood of this quality is a rare find. I wanted to do it justice by keeping the design simple and crisp on the outside and a delight to the senses when opening.

Luxurious silk velvet, a perfect place to store your precious jewels. 





The first finished commission


I am delighted to share some images of a rather lovely keepsake box I made as a first commission. It has been kept well under wraps as it was for a dear friends wife's 40th Birthday. This is truly a one of a kind box, I was honoured to be asked to make something unique for such a special birthday. 


The box is made from solid American Black Walnut with a Ripple Sycamore lining giving a great contrast when opening. 


The feather in-lay is made out of yew and hand cut into the american black walnut top, it was a tricky process as any gaps or rips would stand out like a sore thumb. The feather is made up from individual cut pieces of yew, arranged to create the lines and lightness of a feather. 

Happy Birthday Michelle, I hope it brings many years of pleasure.