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Hand-crafted 'Cat and Mouse' Bookends in Monkey Pod Wood

6G0277
$49.95
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Monkey pod wood, also known as Acacia wood, is a durable and naturally resinous hardwood that is harvested from fast-growing Acacia trees. People have recognized the value of monkey pod wood since biblical times; it is mentioned in the book of Exodus as the material used to construct the Ark of the Covenant. Today, monkey pod wood is often used to make fine natural furniture, tableware and fine hand crafted pieces such as our lovable Cat and Mouse Book Ends.

Hand-crafted from monkey pod wood and stained dark brown.

Dimensions: 14x28x25.5cm

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Thai Tribal Craft

Country: Thailand

Thai Tribal Crafts, based in Chiang Mai, markets handcrafts made by the hill tribes which migrated from China several generations ago to live in the mountains of northern Thailand, Burma, and Laos. They work with Karen, Lahu, Lisu, Akha, and Hmong tribes - each with its own unique culture and language. Traditionally these tribal people have supported their families through slash and burn agriculture, requiring them to move their village every few years in search of new fields when old ones lo...

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