Heirloom Botanicals Box

Authentic Fair Trade Product. Ethically sourced. Handcrafted in Peru.

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Beautiful hand painting makes a delightful treasure box. In reverse glass painting, the design is silk screened onto the back or reverse side of the glass. The painting is done “back to front”: details painted first, then larger color areas, and finally a background color. Reverse painting requires great care and skill, as the visual “surface” is painted first then layered over, so errors cannot be corrected. Reverse painting has an ancient history going back to the Middle Ages.

  • Reverse painted glass, wood
  • 10Lx6Wx3H inches
  • Made in Peru

UPC: 732919454925

SKU: 6110110

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  • The Makers
    Allpa

    AllpaAllpa is named for a Quechua Indian word that means "earth." Allpa is a Peruvian craft trading company providing marketing assistance to artisan groups and family workshops throughout Peru. In addition, Allpa provides technical help, product development advice, skills training, tools and appropriate equipment to artisans. Read more.

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    • Beautiful!
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      I purchased a number of these boxes for corporate holiday presents (filling each with a selection of fair-trade teas to complete the gift). I was very happy with the appearance and quality of each. I thought they were so beautiful that I couldn't bear to wrap them (I know I wouldn't find any wrappin...