Batik Butterfly Jewelry Container


There is an old saying that claims that good things come in small packages, and this Batik Butterfly Container is proof that precious items may be kept in a compact and beautiful handmade wooden jewelry box. Store jewelry and other small belongings, or use it as a decorative container in a display of Indonesian batik art. The captivating design features one of the most recognizable and beloved images of nature, the butterfly.

This magnificent "apple-shaped" Batik Butterfly jewelry Container is made of hand-carved wood. The container is a handmade wooden jewelry box painted by a highly skilled artisan in Indonesia and is the highest quality example of this type of art. The central motif is two beautifully dye painted butterflies. The container has a smooth texture over the entire surface. The circular lid (top) is lifted to reveal the compartment inside suitable for safekeeping jewelry or storing small items.

The Butterfly is a Symbol of Transformation and Joy

The butterfly has long been part of cultural lore and mysticism. The incredible process of metamorphosis is a beautiful symbol of transformation. All Indonesian cultures revere the butterfly as a living representation of joy and the very essence of happiness and contentment. This handmade wooden jewelry box displays the art of that happiness and contentment signified by the butterfly, and provides you a magnificent container for some of your most precious items.

The word "batik" is roughly translated "to write" or "to dot." Batik artwork encompasses the ancient Indonesian Javanese philosophies of life and the artwork used in textiles and artisan wood carving.  Creating batik art on textiles involves the use of dye-resistant wax to make unique patterns and designs. When the wax is rinsed away, the pattern or design is revealed on the fabric. The process can then be repeated using different colors. When batik art is applied to a solid surface such as wood in this case, the art is painted directly on the surface. The resulting artwork shows a classic artistic butterfly that makes the handmade wooden jewelry box a magnificent addition to any collection.

Many of our customers purchase and arrange items like these in pairs or sets to make a spectacular shelf or table-top display. The handmade wooden jewelry box will enhance any living room decor, bedroom decor, kitchen decor, hallway decor, or office decor.

Approximate Size: 5.5 inches tall x 4 inches in diameter, 14 x 10 cm

(Please note: each of these items is hand made, and therefore unique. Small imperfections and differences are normal in items, which are not mass-produced or machine made. Each container is unique and will have differing art patterns)

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