Kathy & Jim Sawada Toronto, Canada

Birdseye Maple With Purpleheart Accents

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The Birdseye Maple in the body of this custom jewelry box has a beautiful grain pattern and vibrant colours.  Purpleheart edges provide a great accent. The scene in the centre of the top is bordered with bands of Birdseye Maple and Purpleheart which are separated and defined by black veneer edges.

The drawer sides and dividers in the interior are made from solid Maple.

Except for black veneer, no stains or dyes have been used. The rich colours that you see are the natural colours of the finished woods.


Overall exterior dimensions are about 12 3/8" x 9 1/8" x 5"  (31.4 x 23.2 x 12.7 cm)

Woods Used:

Birdseye Maple, Purpleheart, black veneer


Solid brass drawer pulls with Purpleheart inserts.

Mitred corners reinforced with Purpleheart keys

Sides are solid 1/2" (13 mm) thick Birdseye Maple




Solid brass quadrant hinges.

Drawer sides, trays and dividers are solid Maple.

Interior is lined with a luxurious burgundy faux suede.