Vintage Square Mother of Pearl Syrian Mosaic Box 30cm x 30cm - THE VINTAGE LOOK Henley-on-Thames
Vintage Square Mother of Pearl Syrian Mosaic Box 30cm x 30cm - THE VINTAGE LOOK Henley-on-Thames
Vintage Square Mother of Pearl Syrian Mosaic Box 30cm x 30cm - THE VINTAGE LOOK Henley-on-Thames
Vintage Square Mother of Pearl Syrian Mosaic Box 30cm x 30cm - THE VINTAGE LOOK Henley-on-Thames
Vintage Square Mother of Pearl Syrian Mosaic Box 30cm x 30cm - THE VINTAGE LOOK Henley-on-Thames

Vintage Square Mother of Pearl Syrian Mosaic Box 30cm x 30cm

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Product Specification:

This  box was made of solid walnut wood, inlaid with many different kinds of fruit woods, and mother of pearl. Every colour you see is a separated piece of wood. The box is padded with red-coloured velvet. 

Materials:

Oak, walnut, olive, lemon, beech, and pine wood, and mother of pearl.

Weight: 1190 gram (2.63 lb)

Dimensions: 30 x 30 x 7 (cm) / 12 x 12 x 2.75 (in)

Syrian Mosaic Industry and Art 

Mosaic is an ancient Syrian art that is more than 300 years deep in Damascus’ history; it is the art of grafting wood with shells, silver or ivory. Early in the 19th century, mosaic existed in the houses of almost all well-established Syrian families, after which it became a familiar décor in presidential palaces around the world.

The craft utilises different types of wood including walnut, beech and other types, but the delicacy of it lies in the maker’s imagination, who innovatively manipulate geometrical shapes, octagons, squares, hexagons and triangles, to come up with unique pieces.