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Polished wooden tea box (or jewel box) with edges and terminations in hand-embossed nickel silver (alpaca* silver also known as German silver or white metal), combined with colorful Andean textile handwoven on the loom. Delicate details in the termination: glass window lid lined with nickel silver and reinforced chain. Bottom lined with black velvet to avoid scratching your furniture. Available in diverse combinations of the Andean textile called ‘awayos’ (in the official language of the Inca Empire, quechua, awayo or aguayo) are fabrics made in the artisanal loom.

Measures: 9cm H x 17cm W x 16cm D // 3.5” H x 6.7” W x 6.3” D. Weight 0.72 Kg // 1.6 Lbs.
Interior: each compartment is 6cm long x 6.5 to 7cm wide x 6cm high // 2.3" long x 2.5" to 2.7" wide x 2.3" high
Capacity: 40 tea bags (4 compartments)
Material: nickel silver and Andean textile
Technique: chiselling, metal craftwork, andean textile handwoven on the loom.
Artisan: Gustavo
Origin: Salta, North West of Argentina

*Alpaca is a zinc, copper and nickel alloy. Its aspect is very similar to silver and is maintained the same way.