Home Decor - Decorative Boxes

Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Home Decor - Decorative Boxes - are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.
 
Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change

Aluminum repousse box, 'Mughal Blossoms' (India)
$38.49

Crowning a sleek wood box, repousse blossoms recall Mughal splendor. Sameer and Sunil design a coffer steeped in the traditions of India. Crafted by hand, the box is given an antiqued effect.
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Bamboo baskets, 'Javanese Princess' (set of 3) (Indonesia)
$89.99

Woven by hand, bamboo becomes covered baskets by Nengah Widyanata. He uses natural dyes and the batik technique to depict blossoms and traditional Javanese motifs on the base and lids. The set of three can nest inside one another. Because natural dye
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Bamboo baskets, 'Javanese Princess' (set of 3) (Indonesia)
$107.99

Woven by hand, bamboo becomes covered baskets by Nengah Widyanata. He uses natural dyes and the batik technique to depict blossoms and traditional Javanese motifs on the base and lids. The set of three can nest inside one another. Because natural dye
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Bejeweled box, 'Aqua Glitz' (India)
$32.99

Crafted by hand, this dazzling box from Vipin features sparkling aqua acrylic 'gemstones' set in resin. Tiny iron globes adorn the edges of the diminutive chest, perfect for small personal treasures.
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Bejeweled box, 'Aqua Glitz' (India)
$32.99

Crafted by hand, this dazzling box from Vipin features sparkling aqua acrylic 'gemstones' set in resin. Tiny iron globes adorn the edges of the diminutive chest, perfect for small personal treasures.
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Bejeweled box, 'Silver Glitz' (India)
$30.49

Crafted by hand, this dazzling box from Vipin features sparkling acrylic "gemstones" set in resin. Tiny iron globes adorn the edges of the diminutive chest, perfect for small personal treasures.
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Bone decorative box, 'Madras Labyrinth' (India)
$54.99

Navy and blue labyrinths are hypnotic over red and white bands in the design of this decorative box by Mohd Tanveer. He crafts the wood box by hand covering it with dyed cow bone fragments creating a wonderful illusion.
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Bone decorative box, 'Nostalgia' (India)
$59.99

Birds and butterflies bring a nostalgic touch to this decorative box designed by Mohd Tanveer. The wood box is crafted by hand with cow bone inlay on the sides.
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Brass inlaid wood bank, 'Personal Finance' (India)
$25.99

Crafted of richly-grained Indian sheesham wood, a box is designed as a savings bank. Brass inlay enhances this diminutive design by Khyali Ram. The lid is hinged and it closes with a lock and key.
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Brass inlaid wood bank, 'Savings and Loans' (India)
$32.99

Rakesh Pathak works in richly grained sheesham wood to create a box to hold loose change. Adorned with brass inlay, the bank features a slot to receive coins and bills.
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Bronze and copper boxes, 'Andean Life' (set of 3) (Peru)
$57.99

Scenes from Andean culture appear in low relief on a set of three oval-shaped boxes with lids. Angel Franco pays tribute to his Peruvian ancestors who lived in the shadow of Machu Picchu, a fortress city high in the mountains. He works in bronze and
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Calabash box, 'Dogon Gift' (Ghana)
$147.99

Intricately adorned with stylized animals, this box is crafted from a calabash gourd. A face adorns the lid and represents the royal family of Mali's Dogon people. "When someone had a gift for royalty, the parcel was placed in a jar like this and pre
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Calabash box, 'Hausa Hunter' (Ghana)
$157.99

Wild animals circle a burnished calabash gourd while a hunter sits atop. By Ghanaian artisan Issaka Ibrahim, this novel box is a perfect gift for men. Such pots are used by the people of the Hausa linguistic group; farmers often carry their lunch in
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Calabash decorative box, 'Adinkra, Gye Nyame' (Ghana)
$74.99

Gye Nyame, the Adinkra symbol that hails God's supremacy appears in a design from Issaka Ibrahim. Featuring a sword too, the images are sculpted with powdered charcoal and adhered to a dried calabash, transforming it into an extraordinary decorative
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Calabash decorative box, 'Cultural Melodies' (Ghana)
$74.99

Playing drums, the xylophone and blowing a horn, three musicians celebrate Ghana's musical traditions. Issaka Ibrahim designs the original decorative box, which he hand crafts with powdered charcoal on dried calabash, transforming it into an extraord
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Calabash decorative box, 'Monkey Wisdoms' (Ghana)
$129.99

Monkeys see no evil, speak no evil, and hear no evil in a design from Issaka Ibrahim. "I love monkeys, they seem so happy and playful. One day I noticed a monkey sitting with its hand under its chin, as if thinking. It got me wondering if monkeys act
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Calabash decorative box, 'Royal Gift' (Ghana)
$79.99

Issaka Ibrahim is inspired by the traditions and customs of Ghana's Sandema people in the creation of this dried calabash box. It is decorated with detailed masks that are only allowed to be replicated for the chief. He usually gives this type of box
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Calabash decorative box, 'Royal Gift' (Ghana)
$79.99

Issaka Ibrahim is inspired by the traditions and customs of Ghana's Sandema people in the creation of this dried calabash box. It is decorated with detailed masks that are only allowed to be replicated for the chief. He usually gives this type of box
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Calabash decorative box, 'Swordfish' (Ghana)
$74.99

Elegant swordfish appear in a decorative box by Ghana's Issaka Ibrahim. The images are sculpted with powdered charcoal and adhered to a dried calabash, transforming it into an extraordinary decorative box.
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Cedar and cotton tea box, 'Maya Artistry' (Guatemala)
$74.99

By Roberto Barrera, this beautiful tea box is crafted from sustainably-harvested Guatemalan cedar wood. It opens to reveal four compartments, each one designed to hold 15 teabags. Colorful cotton, handwoven on a backstrap loom, adds beauty to this de
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Cedar and cotton tea box, 'Maya Artistry' (Guatemala)
$74.99

By Roberto Barrera, this beautiful tea box is crafted from sustainably-harvested Guatemalan cedar wood. It opens to reveal four compartments, each one designed to hold 15 teabags. Colorful cotton, handwoven on a backstrap loom, adds beauty to this de
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Cedar and cotton tea box, 'Santa Maria Diamonds' (Guatemala)
$59.99

By Roberto Barrera, this beautiful tea box is crafted from sustainably-harvested Guatemalan cedar wood. It opens to reveal four compartments, each one designed to hold 12 teabags. Colorful cotton, handwoven on a backstrap loom, adds beauty to this de
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Cedar and leather chest, 'Sun God' (Peru)
$74.99

Every year on June 24, Wiracocha, God of the Sun, is honored in the Inti Raymi, meaning "Festival of the Sun," in Cuzco. The Inti Raymi symbolizes the eternal consecration between the sun and his children - human beings. Honoring their traditions, th
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Cedar chest of drawers, 'Longing' (Peru)
$47.49

Carefully crafted and painted by hand, this beautiful chest of drawers organizes jewelry. Gilt medallions recall colonial elegance. The chest features five drawers with wrought iron pulls, a mirror inside the lid, and an antique finish.
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Cedar decorative box, 'Xela Landscape' (Guatemala)
$122.99

By Filiberto Chali, this cedar wood box is painted by hand to depict the town of Xela in Quetzaltenango. Traditional motifs from Guatemala's superb Maya textiles grace the sides, while the lid bears a detailed and radiant work of art. "I love to visi
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Cedar wood decorative box, 'Busy Hummingbirds' (Guatemala)
$79.99

Blossoming flowers attract hummingbirds, creating a decorative box of enticing beauty. Guatemala's Diego Mendoza crafts the sculpture with admirable detail, using different woods for the different detachable parts of the box. One of the hummingbirds
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Celadon ceramic box, 'Divine Forest' (Thailand)
$42.99

Luxurious engravings suggest a celestial landscape, where earth's raw materials inspire cloudy forms of divine meaning. Cool green complements the domed contours, representing the delicate artistry of Kanda.
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Celadon ceramic box, 'Green Thai Turtle' (Thailand)
$29.99

Crafted by hand, this charming box takes the shape of a land turtle. Thatsanee and Ramphan are masters of Thailand's traditional celadon ceramics, demonstrating their expertise with this decorative box.
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Celadon ceramic box, 'Green Thai Turtle' (Thailand)
$29.99

Crafted by hand, this charming box takes the shape of a land turtle. Thatsanee and Ramphan are masters of Thailand's traditional celadon ceramics, demonstrating their expertise with this decorative box.
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Celadon ceramic box, 'Little Jade Hen' (Thailand)
$23.49

Sweet natured and purposeful, a little jade hen sits atop a square ceramic box. Kanda crafts the piece by hand, achieving a fascinating crackle texture through the celadon technique. It is perfect to hold rings and tiny treasures.
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Ceramic and wood chest of drawers, 'Hypnotic Charm' (India)
$38.69

Sourabh Mehta presents a colorful chest of drawers that is entirely crafted by hand. The frame is carved from mango wood that is baked to achieve an aged finish. Painted with different cheerful themes, the ceramic drawers feature iron hooks at the ba
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Ceramic and wood chest of drawers, 'Hypnotic Charm' (India)
$52.99

Sourabh Mehta presents a colorful chest of drawers that is entirely crafted by hand. The frame is carved from mango wood that is baked to achieve an aged finish. Painted with different cheerful themes, the ceramic drawers feature iron hooks at the ba
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Ceramic jewelry box, 'Legacy' (Mexico)
$44.95

Working in ceramic, Georgina Cabrera designs a jewelry box based on Mexico's archeological treasures. Its blue and black color scheme is enhanced by engraved motifs.
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Copper box, 'Butterfly Egg' (Mexico)
$180

Fluttering on brilliant wings, monarch butterflies make the long migration from Canada to Mexico, where they spend the winter in the oyamel, or fir forests of Michoacan. Hundreds of thousands cluster on every branch, filling the silent forest with th
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Decorative wood box, 'Banana Leaf' (Ghana)
$99.99

Crafted by hand of native sese wood, this decorative box is crowned with a dried banana leaf. Frank Obiri-Ntow adds rich visual textures with applications of clay to a handsome chest for personal treasures.
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Decorative wood box, 'Brown Thai Jasmine' (Thailand)
$22.99

Crafted by hand, this diminutive decorative box is covered with jasmine in gleaming gold foil. Red cotton tassels grace the lid of a brown hexagonal coffer by Prasert Kunaphol.
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Decorative wood box, 'Celebrate Life' (India)
$31.99

Flowers dance in celebration of the magic of life in a decorative box from India. Mishri Lal uses ceramic powder to create textures, which he then paints with acrylic and poster colors. Detailed with gold, the colorful composition is underscored by a
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Decorative wood box, 'Dark Thai Jasmine' (Thailand)
$22.99

Crafted by hand, this diminutive decorative box is covered with jasmine in gleaming gold foil. Red cotton tassels grace the lid of a dark brown hexagonal coffer by Prasert Kunaphol.
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Decorative wood box, 'Floral Fiesta' (Mexico)
$79.99

Joining in a floral fiesta, bright blossoms are dazzling. Adelina Rendon demonstrates her mastery of traditional Olinala art to create this beautiful decorative box. She shapes it of fragrant linaloe wood and paints the meticulous motifs entirely by
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Decorative wood box, 'Nocturnal Parade' (India)
$22.99

A cheerful elephant dressed in royal riches parades through the night, gingerly stepping around the flowers in a handpainted decorative box. Mishri Lal uses ceramic powder to create textures, which he then paints with acrylic and poster colors. Detai
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Decorative wood box, 'Royal Love' (India)
$32.99

A king in turquoise turban and rich jewelry holds a flower as a symbol of love for his beloved. Surrounded by a florid feast, the monarch remains hopeful. Mishri Lal paints the romantic scene with acrylic and poster colors, featuring raised motifs pr
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Decorative wood box, 'Royal Love' (India)
$32.99

A king in turquoise turban and rich jewelry holds a flower as a symbol of love for his beloved. Surrounded by a florid feast, the monarch remains hopeful. Mishri Lal paints the romantic scene with acrylic and poster colors, featuring raised motifs pr
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Decoupage box, 'A Bouquet for My Guadalupe' (Mexico)
$89.99

Beloved patron saint of Mexico, the Virgin of Guadalupe is surrounded by myriad Castile roses. She first appeared in 1531 to Juan Diego and, as proof, caused roses to bloom at the site. Named Patron Saint of the Americas by Pope John Paul II, she is
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Decoupage box, 'Beautiful Virgin of Guadalupe' (Mexico)
$104.99

Forever linked to Mexico, the Virgin of Guadalupe is queen of the heavens - she stands on the moon and her cloak holds the stars. She first appeared in 1531 to Juan Diego and, as proof, caused roses to bloom at the site. Named Patron Saint of the Ame
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Decoupage box, 'Butterfly Enchantment' (Mexico)
$52.99

A collage of flowers, love letters and souvenirs comes to life in handcrafted decoupage. Posing atop this exquisite chest is a large blue butterfly. Ana Maria Gonzalez creates a modern heirloom that opens to revel an inner compartment and a secret dr
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Decoupage box, 'Floral Romance' (Mexico)
$49.99

Covered in flowers, this enchanting box emulates a prized antique. Ana Maria Gonzalez works in decoupage to create lovely chest and adds details in golden gilt.
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Decoupage box, 'Many Faces of Guadalupe' (Mexico)
$62.99

The Virgin of Guadalupe reveals many faces and moods in this joyous decoupage chest by Ana Maria Gonzalez. A loving mother, Our Lady of Guadalupe is forever linked to Mexico. She first appeared in 1531 to Juan Diego on Tepeyac Hill outside today's Me
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Decoupage box, 'Mexican Flowers' (Mexico)
$39.99

This woman is as beautiful as the calla lilies in a basket on her back and the bright sunflowers in her arms. Ana Maria Gonzalez masters decoupage techniques to decorate this pinewood box, which is ideal for storing favorite keepsakes. The box is des
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Decoupage box, 'San Miguel de Allende Cathedral' (Mexico)
$64.99

The splendid parish church of San Miguel de Allende evokes a colonial masterpiece in this beautiful antique-style decoupage box. Indeed, the church - dedicated to Saint Michael the Archangel - is known as "The Cathedral." Beautiful images from Mexico
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Decoupage chest, 'Cherubs' (Mexico)
$109.99

Raffaello Sanzio's renowned and beloved Cherubini now grace this decoupage chest by Mexico's Ana Maria Gonzalez. Lost in thought, the cherubs admire Mary in Raffaello's painting in the Vatican's Sistine Chapel. Crafted of pinewood, the chest is finis
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Decoupage chest, 'Loteria' (large) (Mexico)
$59.99

Ana Maria Gonzalez celebrates Mexico's legendary loteria with the design of this decorative chest. Gonzalez works in decoupage on pinewood. Similar to bingo, the Mexican lotto features 54 different images and numbers. It is believed to have been brou
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Decoupage chest, 'Loteria' (medium) (Mexico)
$32.99

Ana Maria Gonzalez celebrates Mexico's legendary loteria with the design of this decorative chest. Gonzalez works in decoupage on pinewood. Similar to bingo, the Mexican lotto features 54 different images and numbers. It is believed to have been brou
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Decoupage chest, 'Mexican Bouquet' (Mexico)
$72.99

With three drawers and a top compartment, this pinewood chest of drawers is designed by Ana Maria Gonzalez for a variety of uses. She decorates it with decoupage techniques featuring colorful bouquets and brass pullers on the drawers.
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Decoupage chest, 'The Two Fridas' (Mexico)
$114.99

Ana Maria Gonzalez pays tribute to artist Frida Kahlo with this antique style chest. Crafted of pinewood, it depicts the famous 1939 self-portrait "The Two Fridas." Immortalized in film, Kahlo and her great love - muralist Diego Rivera - were leaders
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Decoupage chest, 'Visions of Frida Kahlo' (Mexico)
$67.99

Hand-crafted of pinewood, this antique style chest bears images of Frida Kahlo. Immortalized in film, Kahlo and her great love - muralist Diego Rivera - were leaders in Mexico's artistic and intellectual world during the first half of the 20th centur
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Decoupage decorative box, 'Guadalupe Stories' (Mexico)
$49.49

Forever revered in Mexico, the Virgin of Guadalupe is queen of the heavens - she stands on the moon and her cloak holds the stars. She first appeared in 1531 to Juan Diego and, as proof, caused roses to bloom at the site. Named Patron Saint of the Am
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Decoupage decorative box, 'Guadalupe Stories' (Mexico)
$49.99

Forever revered in Mexico, the Virgin of Guadalupe is queen of the heavens - she stands on the moon and her cloak holds the stars. She first appeared in 1531 to Juan Diego and, as proof, caused roses to bloom at the site. Named Patron Saint of the Am
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Decoupage decorative box, 'Mexican Loteria' (Mexico)
$44.99

Ana Maria Gonzalez finds inspiration in Mexico's loteria (bingo) for the design of this decorative box. Crafted by hand, the box is adorned with decoupage. The traditional loteria includes 54 different images and numbers, and it is believed to have b
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Decoupage jewelry box, 'Blue Hydrangea' (Mexico)
$49.99

Covered in flowers, this enchanting decoupage box emulates a prized antique. A blue hydrangea poses on the cover while violets surround the gilt-trimmed chest by Ana Maria Gonzalez.
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Decoupage jewelry chest, 'Diego Rivera's Mexico' (Mexico)
$54.99

Designed to look like a vintage heirloom, this pinewood trunk features three drawers to keep personal treasures organized. By Ana Maria Gonzalez, it is adorned with decoupage images of some of Diego Rivera's best known works.
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Decoupage tea box, 'Still Life' (Mexico)
$37.99

Chiaroscuro images resembling still life images from great masters adorn this versatile box from Ana Maria Gonzalez. She masters decoupage techniques to decorate the pinewood box with images of birds, flowers and fruits. Divided into three compartmen
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Ebony box, 'Floral Diamond' (India)
On sale - now 63.99 - was $79.99

Lacy motifs in classic jali or openwork depict a diamond filled with flowers. Masterfully carving ebony wood, Devender Garg creates an exquisite decorative box. It emulates the coffers that once held royal Mughal treasures.
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Eggshell mosaic box, 'Crackled Gold' (Thailand)
$34.99

Inlaid on black lacquer, an eggshell mosaic brings fascinating textures to this design. Nantana Sompamitre works with mango wood to craft a box for business cards. A traditional Thai art, it lends itself to modern interpretations.
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Eggshell mosaic box, 'Radiant Earth' (Thailand)
$36.49

Mango wood displays an intricate mosaic that evokes the living earth. Nantana Sompamitre practices the ancient Thai art of eggshell mosaic on a mango wood box. The elegant coffer is then lacquered according to time honored traditions.
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Glass box, 'Colonial Black' (Peru)
$69.99

Edged with gilt, this beautiful box forms part of Gelacio Giron's Colonial Antique Collection. He paints the intricate motifs by hand on the reverse side of glass, giving them a colorful clarity. Black lends a luxurious tone to this design.
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Indian elm wood box, 'Bengal Fantasy' (India)
$52.99

Crisscrossing waves bring magical elegance to a decorative box by Mohd Tanveer. The versatile box is crafted by hand with strips of papri wood (Indian elm) dyed red, green, blue and teal over a wooden base. The bottom part features strips of grey and
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Indian elm wood box, 'Delhi Enigma' (India)
$59.99

Mohd Tanveer orchestrates a hypnotic composition as he combines the light grain of papri (Indian elm) with seesham's darker hue. The geometric design is enhanced by the raised textures that adorn this handcrafted decorative box.
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Indian elm wood box, 'Fresh Delhi' (India)
$37.99

Mohd Tanveer selects fresh turquoise hues for the design of this decorative box. The versatile box is crafted by hand with strips of papri wood (Indian elm) over a wooden base.
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Indian elm wood box, 'Holi Confetti' (large) (India)
$44.99

A rain of colorful confetti showers this decorative box with festive elegance. Mohd Tanveer crafts the box by hand with ovals of papri wood (Indian elm) dyed orange, green, beige and pink over a wooden base.
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Indian elm wood box, 'Holi Confetti' (medium) (India)
$27.99

A rain of colorful confetti showers this decorative box with festive elegance. Mohd Tanveer crafts the box by hand with ovals of papri wood (Indian elm) dyed orange, green, beige and pink over a wooden base.
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Indian elm wood box, 'Illusions' (India)
$37.99

Mohd Tanveer creates a three-dimensional illusion for the design of this decorative box. The versatile box is crafted by hand with strips of papri wood (Indian elm) dyed gray, orange, green, blue, pink, and red over a wooden base.
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Indian elm wood box, 'Jaipuri Puzzle' (India)
$37.99

India's Mohd Tanveer masterminds a colorful puzzle for the design of this decorative box. The versatile box is crafted by hand with strips of papri wood (Indian elm) dyed yellow, blue, pink, green, and red over a wooden base.
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Indian elm wood box, 'Verdant Delhi' (India)
$37.99

Mohd Tanveer selects fresh green hues for the design of this decorative box. The versatile box is crafted by hand with strips of papri wood (Indian elm) over a wooden base.
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Indian elm wood box, 'Woven Fantasy' (India)
$37.99

Mohd Tanveer creates a woven illusion for the design of this decorative box. The versatile box is crafted by hand with strips of papri wood (Indian elm) dyed red, green, blue and teal over a wooden base.
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Indian elm wood boxes, 'Festive Delhi' (pair) (India)
$37.99

Mohd Tanveer selects festive colors for the design of these decorative boxes. The versatile boxes are crafted by hand with strips of papri wood (Indian elm) over a wooden base.
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Indian elm wood nesting boxes, 'Festive Delhi' (set of 3) (India)
$47.99

Mohd Tanveer selects festive colors for the design of these nesting boxes. The versatile boxes are crafted by hand with strips of papri wood (Indian elm) over a wooden base.
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Jewelry box, 'Bhopal Treasures' (India)
$52.99

Amita honors the rich legacy of Indian arts with the design of this jewelry box. Painting with colors obtained from stone dust mixed with oils, she creates a bright composition in high relief. The wooden box is covered and lined with a shimmery cotto
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Jewelry box, 'Pachmarhi Forest' (India)
$39.99

India's Amita celebrates the goodness of life with this colorful jewelry box. Mixing colorful stone dust with oil paints, she paints of a blossoming tree with high relief details. The wooden box is covered and lined with a shiny cotton blend in ruby
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Lacquered box, 'Kitty Cat Happiness' (Thailand)
$28.99

Pouncing playfully, a sleek black cat curls his tail over his back. It forms the handle for a hand-carved, lacquered box. Nantana Sompamitre transforms mango wood into a Korat or Si-Sawat (happiness) cat. Loved throughout Thailand, this natural breed
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Lacquered wood box, 'Blue Bouquet' (Thailand)
$19.99

Diminutive flowers bloom in splendid abandon on sleek black lacquer by Nantana Sompamitre. Crafted and painted by hand, this decorative mango wood box showcases Thailand's legendary lacquer work.
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Lacquered wood box, 'Blue-Eyed Kitty Cat' (Thailand)
$22.49

Wearing an elegant collar and adorned with bright flowers, a blue-eyed kitty purrs contentedly. Nantana Sompamitre transforms mango wood into a Korat or Si-Sawat (happiness) cat. Loved throughout Thailand, this natural breed originated in Ampur Pimai
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Lacquered wood box, 'Chess' (Thailand)
$32.99

Inlaid on black lacquer, gleaming golden foil creates a chessboard pattern. Nantana Sompamitre works with mango wood to craft a box for business cards. A Thai technique dating back many generations, lacquer art is masterfully demonstrated in this des
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Lacquered wood box, 'Emerald Orchid' (Thailand)
$32.99

Perpetuating Thailand's ancient lacquerware tradition, Subin Tositarat presents this petite decorative box. It depicts lavish green cattleya orchids, painted by hand on the circular lid.
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Lacquered wood box, 'Exotic Golden Flora' (Thailand)
$19.99

Nantana Sompamitre orchestrates a floral revelry detailed in gold for the design of this decorative box. Hand-carved of mango wood, the etched images are underscored by glossy black lacquer in the tradition of Thai decor.
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Lacquered wood box, 'Flame of the Forest' (Thailand)
$49.99

Showcased on sleek black lacquer, flame of the forest blossoms flaunt their hand-painted petals. Nantana Sompamitre creates an enchanting box for jewelry or keepsakes. Using traditional techniques on rain tree wood, she creates a superb example of Th
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Lacquered wood box, 'Good Luck Frog' (Thailand)
$24.99

Bearer of good news, a frog arrives beautifully attired in flowers. Nantana Sompamitre transforms it into a unique box, carved from rain tree wood and decorated by hand with Thailand's legendary lacquer work.
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Lacquered wood box, 'In My Heart' (Thailand)
$29.99

Hand-carved from rain tree wood, a heart holds secret treasures. Nantana Sompamitre creates an enchanting box, using traditional Thai techniques. She delicately paints floral medallions on the midnight beauty of rich black lacquer.
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Lacquered wood box, 'Kings at War' (Thailand)
$32.99

The king of Burma and the king of Siam meet on the battlefield in this beautiful design by Nantana Sompamitre. Inspired by ancient murals from central Thailand, she illustrates the tactic called yutthahutti, in which the monarchs fight while mounted
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Lacquered wood box, 'Lavender Rabbit' (Thailand)
$22.99

Wearing a coat of radiant flowers, a charming bunny is transformed into a petite box. Nantana Sompamitre carves the rabbit from rain tree wood and decorates it with Thailand's legendary lacquer artistry.
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Lacquered wood box, 'Lucky Pink Turtle' (Thailand)
$34.99

Delicate pink flowers adorn the smooth shell of a diminutive turtle. Working with rain tree wood, Nantana Sompamitre crafts a charming box with Thailand's traditional lacquer art. In Thailand, turtles are symbols of good luck, revered for their longe
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Lacquered wood box, 'Mythical Fish' (Thailand)
$34.99

Working with the finest brushes, Nantana Sompamitre details the elegant scales of a mythical fish. The hand-carved box is an extraordinary example of traditional Thai lacquer work.
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Lacquered wood box, 'Purple Vanda Orchid' (Thailand)
$34.99

Showcased on sleek black lacquer, purple vanda orchids flaunt their hand-painted petals. Nantana Sompamitre creates an enchanting box for jewelry or keepsakes. Using traditional techniques on rain tree wood, she creates a superb example of Thai lacqu
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Lacquered wood box, 'Regal Swan' (Thailand)
$24.99

Swans inspire the regal design of this decorative box by Nantana Sompamitre. He carves the box of rain tree wood and finishes it lustrous black lacquer. He details the swans majestic wings and tail with gold foil.
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Lacquered wood box, 'Rose Bouquet' (Thailand)
$19.99

Diminutive flowers bloom in splendid abandon on sleek black lacquer by Nantana Sompamitre. Crafted and painted by hand, this decorative mango wood box showcases Thailand's legendary lacquer work.
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Lacquered wood box, 'Royal Boat' (Thailand)
$32.99

Gliding majestically down a wide river, the royal boat or suphannahong is a regal sight. Nantana Sompamitre depicts a scene inspired by ancient Thai temple paintings. Depicted in golden foil on lacquered mango wood, it graces a box for business cards
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Lacquered wood box, 'Shadow Village' (Thailand)
$44.99

Perpetuating Thailand's ancient lacquerware tradition, Subin Tositarat presents this petite decorative box. It depicts a village shrouded in mist, painted by hand on the circular lid.
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Lacquered wood box, 'Sweet Thai Blossom' (Thailand)
$39.99

Perpetuating Thailand's ancient lacquerware tradition, Subin Tositarat presents this petite decorative box. It depicts a fuchsia hibiscus and a beautiful blue butterfly, painted by hand on the lid.
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Lacquered wood box, 'Sweet Thai Blossom' (Thailand)
$39.99

Perpetuating Thailand's ancient lacquerware tradition, Subin Tositarat presents this petite decorative box. It depicts a fuchsia hibiscus and a beautiful blue butterfly, painted by hand on the lid.
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Lacquered wood box, 'Vibrant Village' (Thailand)
$32.99

Perpetuating Thailand's ancient lacquerware tradition, Subin Tositarat presents this petite decorative box. It depicts a village in vibrant color, painted by hand on the circular lid.
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Lacquered wood box, 'Whispering Bamboo' (Thailand)
$32.99

Perpetuating Thailand's ancient lacquerware tradition, Subin Tositarat presents this petite decorative box. It depicts a forest of whispering bamboo, painted by hand on the circular lid.
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Lacquered wood box, 'White Orchid' (Thailand)
$37.99

Perpetuating Thailand's ancient lacquerware tradition, Subin Tositarat presents this petite decorative box. It depicts lavish white cattleya orchids, painted by hand on the lid.
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Apple Blossoms' (pair) (Thailand)
$22.99

Showcased on sleek black lacquer, delicate purple flowers bloom. Nantana Sompamitre creates two petite boxes in the shape of apples. Using traditional techniques on rain tree wood, she creates a superb example of Thai lacquer work.
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Frangipani' (pair) (Thailand)
$24.99

Fragrant frangipani blossoms grace an enchanting pair of boxes. Finely hand-painted, they bring their golden elegance to sleek black lacquer. Nantana Sompamitre presents an extraordinary example of Thai lacquer art.
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Golden Universe' (set of 3) (Thailand)
$19.99

Golden swirls bring majestic elegance to these versatile decorative boxes by Nantana Sompamitre. The black round boxes are carved of mango wood and finished with Thailand's legendary glossy lacquer techniques.
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Our Hearts' (pair) (Thailand)
$32.99

Hand-carved from rain tree wood, two hearts hold secret treasures. Nantana Sompamitre creates an enchanting pair of petite boxes, using traditional Thai techniques. She delicately paints floral medallions on the midnight beauty of rich black lacquer.
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Peacock Family' (pair) (Thailand)
$39.99

Working in aluminum repousse, Nantana Sompamitre details elegant plumage. These hand-carved boxes take the form of peacocks. Serenely beautiful, the petite pair is an extraordinary example of traditional Thai lacquer work.
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Lacquered wood boxes, 'Pink Wildflowers' (pair) (Thailand)
$34.99

Shaped like florid spheres, these decorative boxes by Nantana Sompamitre are filled with the charm of Thai artistry. Each mango wood box is crafted by hand featuring pink wildflowers over glossy black lacquer.
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Lacquered wood jewelry box, 'Rama's Chariot' (Thailand)
$54.99

Racing through the forest, Rama's royal chariot is a splendid sight. Nantana Sompamitre depicts a scene inspired by the Ramakian, the Thai version of the epic Ramayana. Depicted in golden foil on lacquered mango wood, it graces a jewelry box lined in
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Leather and mohena wood jewelry box, 'Memories' (Peru)
$64.99

Abel Rios selects prized Peruvian mohena wood for this design. Crafted by hand, the box is covered with elegant hand-tooled leather. Andean flowers bloom on the lid and sides.
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Leather box, 'Andean Secrets' (Peru)
$32.99

Crafted of finely tooled leather, this petite circular box is perfect for tiny treasures such as rings, earrings or cufflinks. Rocio Davila Rojas designs this handsome box.
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Leather box, 'Andean Thistle' (Peru)
$39.99

Crafted of finely tooled leather, this petite circular box is perfect for tiny treasures such as ring, earrings or cufflinks. Abel Rios creates this beautiful design with Andean finesse.
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Leather box, 'Andean Treasures' (Peru)
$32.99

Crafted of finely tooled leather, this petite oval box is perfect for tiny treasures such as rings, earrings or cufflinks. Rocio Davila Rojas designs this handsome box.
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Leather box, 'Mountain Thistle' (Peru)
$39.99

Crafted of finely tooled leather, this diminutive oval box is perfect for tiny treasures such as rings, earrings or cufflinks. Abel Rios creates his beautiful design with Andean finesse.
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Mahogany and cypress wood box, 'Cycle of Life' (Guatemala)
$49.99

By Salvador Petzey, this unique mahogany box depicts an ancient Maya glyph. It depicts a skull and is named Keme, symbolizing the cycles of life birth and death. For the ancient Maya, death was a beneficent energy. The pale cypress wood glyph ope
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Mahogany and cypress wood box, 'Dawn and Dusk' (Guatemala)
$49.99

By Salvador Petzey, this unique mahogany box depicts an ancient Maya glyph. A bat or macaw appears in Aq'ab'al, and simultaneously represents light and darkness, dawn and dusk for the ancient Maya. The pale cypress wood glyph opens to reveal a hidden
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Mahogany and cypress wood box, 'Gift of Life' (Guatemala)
$49.99

By Salvador Petzey, this unique mahogany box depicts an ancient Maya glyph. The Ajpu glyph symbolizes the life force according to the Maya, and is shown as a person blowing a puff of air through pursed lips. The pale cypress wood glyph opens to revea
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Mahogany and cypress wood box, 'Jaguar Spirit' (Guatemala)
$49.99

By Salvador Petzey, this unique mahogany box depicts an ancient Maya glyph. Known as I'x, it is the animal nahual that connects humans with deities. The jaguar glyph is associated with the feminine energy that protects hills, valleys and mountains, a
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Mahogany and cypress wood box, 'Light of Forgiveness' (Guatemala)
$49.99

By Salvador Petzey, this unique mahogany box depicts an ancient Maya glyph. Known as Ajmaq, it is the owl nahual, a symbol of forgiveness that represents the darkest part of night and the first light of dawn. The pale cypress wood glyph opens to reve
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Mahogany and cypress wood box, 'Maya Fountain of Life' (Guatemala)
$49.99

By Salvador Petzey, this unique mahogany box depicts an ancient Maya glyph. It depicts a crocodile, shark or turtle and is named Imox, symbolizing the conscience, the mind, the subtle part of human awareness. Also representing fertility, Imox is the
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Mahogany and cypress wood box, 'New Maya Generations' (Guatemala)
$49.99

By Salvador Petzey, this unique box depicts an ancient Maya glyph in mahogany. The Aj glyph represents new generations, according to the Maya. Two loops at the top depict tender plant shoots, and the vertical lines symbolize sugar cane and trees. The
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Mahogany and cypress wood box, 'Seed of Creation' (Guatemala)
$49.99

By Salvador Petzey, this unique mahogany box depicts an ancient Maya glyph. It depicts a perforation in the soil and is named Q'anil, symbolizing the seed of life, of creation and rebirth. The pale cypress wood glyph opens to reveal a hidden drawer,
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Mahogany and cypress wood box, 'Spiritual Law' (Guatemala)
$49.99

By Salvador Petzey, this unique mahogany box depicts an ancient Maya glyph. It is named Tz'i, symbolizing the staff of power, spiritual law and justice. The pale cypress wood glyph opens to reveal a hidden drawer, and the sculpture stands on a base o
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Mahogany and cypress wood box, 'Strength of a Warrior' (Guatemala)
$49.99

By Salvador Petzey, this unique mahogany box depicts an ancient Maya glyph. Represented by a swordfish, the Tijax glyph symbolizes the warrior's strength and power, according to the Maya. The pale cypress wood glyph opens to reveal a hidden drawer, a
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Mahogany and ebony puzzle box, 'Hatchling Bird' (Guatemala)
$49.99

Seemingly surprised by the wide world, a baby bird peeks out of its shell in a sculpture by Salvador Petzey. He carves the hatchling from mahogany wood in such a way that, when the pieces are assembled, the creature appears. Inside is a hidden drawer
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Mahogany and ebony puzzle box, 'Latin Guitar' (Guatemala)
$74.99

Carved from sleek mahogany wood, a guitar recalls Latin melodies. Salvador Petzey crafts the piece in such a way that when the guitar is removed from its ebony base, a hidden drawer appears.
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Mahogany and ebony puzzle box, 'Mystic Owl' (Guatemala)
$49.99

"In Guatemala it is said that owls can see into the future, and that their song is a warning of bad things to come. That's why I've always respected owls," confides master carver Francisco Mendoza. He crafts the puzzle box with mahogany and hides two
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Mahogany and ebony puzzle box, 'Pelican and Sailfish' (Guatemala)
$56.99

A pelican observes a majestic sailfish that leaps from the sea. Francisco Mendoza carves the bird from mahogany wood and the fish from ebony in such a way that when the seven puzzle pieces are assembled, the creatures appear. Inside are three hidden
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Mahogany and ebony puzzle box, 'Penguins in Love' (Guatemala)
$124.99

Billing and cooing, two penguins share one heart in a sculpture by Salvador Petzey. He carves the birds from mahogany wood in such a way that, when the puzzle pieces are assembled, the creature appears. Inside are four hidden drawers for personal tre
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Mahogany and ebony puzzle box, 'Spanish Guitar' (Guatemala)
$74.99

Carved from dark ebony and sleek mahogany wood, a guitar recalls Spanish melodies. Salvador Petzey crafts the piece in such a way that when the guitar is removed from its base, a hidden drawer appears.
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Mahogany decorative box, 'Hummingbird Dreams' (Guatemala)
$32.99

Guatemala's Gaspar Mendoza evokes a beautiful hummingbird as an admirable decorative box. He carves the box by hand of mahogany with detailed artistry and uses granadillo wood for the eye. The lid swivels to open. Mendoza recommends the use of linsee
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Mahogany decorative box, 'Quetzal' (Guatemala)
$27.99

Highly revered by the ancient Maya, the quetzal bird is today Guatemala's national bird. It inspires this decorative box by Gaspar Mendoza, who carves the box by hand from mahogany, and granadillo wood for the eye. Mendoza masterfully details the que
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Mahogany jar, 'Forest Secrets' (Guatemala)
$124.99

The natural grain of precious mahogany becomes a jar in Jeff DuFlon's talented hands. Reclaiming scraps from larger projects, he recycles the wood into beautiful decorator objects. The jar as well as the lid are each created from a single piece of wo
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Mahogany puzzle box, 'Butterfly Treasures' (Guatemala)
$62.99

This flirty butterfly holds a secret: her hidden drawers make her a fabulous decorative box. Guatemala's Francisco Mendoza creates the original design, a puzzle box crafted by hand with local woods including mahogany for the main body. Mendoza uses g
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Mahogany puzzle box, 'Ceiba Tree' (Guatemala)
$89.99

The Maya tree of life and a symbol of Guatemala, a mighty ceiba tree takes shape as a sculpture by Salvador Petzey. He carves it from mahogany wood in such a way that when the puzzle pieces are assembled it hides five diminutive drawers for personal
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Mahogany puzzle box, 'Friendly Dolphin' (Guatemala)
$62.99

Leaping magnificently over waves, a dolphin appears like an emissary of friendship. Gaspar Mendoza hand-carves the marine-themed puzzle box of mahogany wood in three parts: the waves, the dolphin's body, and its belly and fin. The eyes and drawer are
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Mahogany puzzle box, 'Guatemala Toucan' (Guatemala)
$89.99

A perky toucan with a long, striped beak takes shape as a sculpture by Salvador Petzey. He carves the bird from granadillo wood in such a way that when the puzzle pieces are assembled the creature appears. Inside are three hidden drawers for personal
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Mahogany puzzle box, 'Iguana' (Guatemala)
$46.49

A familiar sight in the tropics, the iguana is transformed in Francisco Mendoza's hands. He carves the lizard from mahogany wood in such a way that, when the six puzzle pieces are assembled, the creature appears. Inside are three hidden drawers for p
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Mahogany puzzle box, 'Maya Serpent God' (Guatemala)
$59.99

"The serpent is one of the most representative Maya icons," says Guatemalan artisan Salvador Petzey. "I like to see how they move through the countryside. It's like an example of life, seeing how they move and we almost don't notice them." Carving ma
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Mahogany puzzle box, 'Maya Serpent God' (Guatemala)
$59.99

"The serpent is one of the most representative Maya icons," says Guatemalan artisan Salvador Petzey. "I like to see how they move through the countryside. It's like an example of life, seeing how they move and we almost don't notice them." Carving ma
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Mahogany puzzle box, 'Monterrico Turtle' (Guatemala)
$89.99

Patiently making its way through the Monterrico nature reserve, a turtle comes to life in warm mahogany wood. Salvador Petzey pays tribute to nature's diversity with this delightful sculpture. Reeds sprout in dark canxan wood and rippling waves are c
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Mahogany puzzle box, 'Monterrico Whale' (Guatemala)
$59.99

Breaching and blowing, a whale leaps from the Pacific waters off Monterrico. Salvador Petzey pays tribute to nature's diversity with this delightful mahogany wood sculpture. The puzzle box opens to reveal two secret drawers.
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Mahogany puzzle box, 'Noah's Ark' (Guatemala)
$127.99

Inspired by the Bible story of Noah's ark, Salvador Petzey carves a houseboat from mahogany wood. Realistic details and accents of dark ebony wood enhance the beauty of this original sculpture. The puzzle box opens to reveal two secret drawers.
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Mahogany puzzle box, 'Palomino' (Guatemala)
$48.99

After galloping across green meadows, a palomino is transformed in Francisco Mendoza's hands. He carves the horse from mahogany wood in such a way that when the three puzzle pieces are assembled, the creature appears. Inside are two hidden drawers fo
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Mahogany puzzle box, 'Peacock Romance' (Guatemala)
$39.99

"I'm in awe of peacocks and their colorful feathered tails. I love to see them use it to lure the females," confides Guatemala artisan Francisco Mendoza. He carves the mahogany puzzle box by hand and decorates the tail with granadillo wood. Different
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Mahogany puzzle box, 'Ranch House' (Guatemala)
$41.49

A traditional home from the Guatemalan countryside comes to life in richly grained mahogany wood. With its steep thatched roof, its shape recalls the temples that once crowned Maya pyramids. Francisco Mendoza carves the house from mahogany wood with
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Mahogany puzzle box, 'Solola Meadowlark' (Guatemala)
$69.99

Quick and lovely, a meadowlark takes shape as a sculpture by Salvador Petzey. He carves the bird from mahogany wood in such a way that when the four puzzle pieces are assembled the creature appears. Inside is a hidden drawer for personal treasures. T
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Mahogany puzzle box, 'Todos Santos Horse' (Guatemala)
$107.99

Strong and proud, a magnificent horse competes in the races at Todos Santos. Salvador Petzey carves the steed from mahogany wood in such a way that when the puzzle pieces are assembled a hidden drawer appears. Standing on a mahogany base, the horse i
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Mahogany wood decorative box, 'Snail Secrets' (Guatemala)
$42.49

Carrying its home no matter where it goes, this snail has a practical drawer in its swirling shell. Francisco Mendoza carves this endearing box by hand from mahogany, and the antennas from ebony.
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Mango wood altar, 'Temple' (India)
$134.99

Designed like a majestic temple by Khalid Ali, this altar is set to welcome an image of a preferred deity. The altar is carved by hand from mango wood and adorned with brass that is elaborately embossed. Glass beads glisten in a floral display. The a
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Mango wood altar, 'Temple' (India)
$137.99

Designed like a majestic temple by Khalid Ali, this altar is set to welcome an image of a preferred deity. The altar is carved by hand from mango wood and adorned with brass that is elaborately embossed. Glass beads glisten in a floral display. The a
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Mango wood box, 'Black Coffee' (Thailand)
$59.99

Sleek mango wood takes on an espresso color as Jaifah Aksornsri transforms it into a cylindrical box. The versatile piece is crowned with a pewter handle.
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Mango wood boxes, 'Chiang Mai Scarlet' (pair) (Thailand)
$44.99

Carved from mango wood, two circular boxes boast applications of gold leaf and crimson tassels on the lids. Prasert Kunaphol works with traditional Thai techniques to create a modern design.
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Marble box, 'Blossoming Sunflowers' (India)
$72.99

Five florid medallions blossom with sublime elegance in the design of this see-through decorative box from India. By Raj Kumari, the box is carved from pristine white marble featuring the legendary jali openwork, elaborately done by hand.
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Marble box, 'Jungle Life' (India)
$102.99

The law of the jungle finds its way to this handsome box from India. Raj Kumari carves the box from pristine white marble featuring the legendary jali see-through openwork, elaborately done by hand. On the lid he depicts a lion jumping on an elephant
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Marble box, 'Lotus Grandeur' (India)
$72.99

Carved with infinite finesse, a lotus takes center stage on this hexagonal see-through box by Raj Kumari. The Indian artist masterfully details the florid motif as he carves the marble with the legendary jali openwork.
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Mohena and leather box, 'Colonial Traditions' (Peru)
$97.99

Portrayed in tooled leather, golden birds sing in a Peruvian vineyard. Oscar Pastor crafts this elegant decorative box from mohena wood with an antique finish and a wrought iron clasp. A leather handle lets it be carried from room to room.
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Mosaic decorative box, 'Orange Blossoms' (India)
$69.99

A bouquet of orange blossoms centers the beautiful design of this decorative box. Lalit Sakhuja crafts the wooden box by hand with ceramic tiles and brass hinges.
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Painted glass box, 'Spring Romance' (medium) (Peru)
$69.99

Cheerful birds flit from branch to branch admiring the blossoms that herald the arrival of spring. Edmundo Contreras paints the composition with vivid artistry over the blue background of glass panes. Featuring silver-tinted borders, this decorative
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Painted glass box, 'Twilight Garden Fanfare' (Peru)
$79.99

Fluttering among blushing flowers, a butterfly and dragonfly rule over a colorful garden. Fanny Giron paints the inspired composition on glass by hand. They form the panels of this extraordinary decorative wood box.
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Painted glass boxes, 'Red, White, and Blue' (Peru)
$47.99

Gold detailing offers a touch of Peruvian elegance to this set of three boxes by Asunta Peleaz. Red, white, and blue provide the sober background for the flower designs, developed in effortless harmony. Pelaez first shapes the wood and then inlays pa
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Painted glass chest of drawers, 'Floral Majesty' (Peru)
$66.14

Renaissance motifs on an azure, verdant and crimson backgrounds bring a majestic beauty to this chest by Edmundo Contreras. Meticulously painted on the reverse side of glass panes, they light up a classic jewelry box. Two drawers open with wrought ir
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Painted glass chest of drawers, 'Renaissance' (Peru)
$72.99

Bright motifs inspired by Renaissance art bring classic beauty to a chest by Edmundo Contreras. Meticulously painted on the reverse side of glass panes, they light up their sleek black background. Two drawers open with wrought iron pulls, and a mirro
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Painted glass chest of drawers, 'Renaissance' (Peru)
$72.99

Bright motifs inspired by Renaissance art bring classic beauty to a chest by Edmundo Contreras. Meticulously painted on the reverse side of glass panes, they light up their sleek black background. Two drawers open with wrought iron pulls, and a mirro
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Paper mache box, 'Golden Wishes' (India)
$29.99

A florid star shines bright over a box of exquisite artistry by India's Riyas. He paints the golden composition with an admirable detail on a hand crafted paper mache box.
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Papier mache box, 'Golden Splendor' (India)
$27.99

Magnificently handcrafted with paper mache, this decorative box blossoms with golden splendor. Riyas details the florid composition with exquisite artistry as he preserves a beloved artistic tradition.
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Papier mache box, 'Kashmir Glamour' (India)
$44.99

Inspired by the classic florid artistry of Kashmiri rugs woven by his father, Niyaz creates the spectacular design of this decorative box. He crafts the box by hand, with papier mache over kail wood. Niyaz obtains the amazing colors by diluting such
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Papier mache box, 'Kashmir Mandala' (India)
$47.99

Niyaz designs a dazzling composition inspired by the florid artistry of Kashmiri rugs woven by his father, for the design of this decorative box. He crafts the box by hand, with papier mache over kail wood. Niyaz obtains the amazing colors by dilutin
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Papier mache box, 'Mughal Elephant' (India)
$24.99

An ancient nobleman rides across Persian hillsides on a mighty elephant. Recalling India's rich history, Riyas creates a vintage style box. He crafts it of pinewood, covers it with papier mache and paints the images by hand.
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Papier mache box, 'Mughal Emperor' (India)
$34.49

Looking toward the ancient past, Riyas creates a vintage-style box. He crafts it of pinewood and covers it with papier mache. Painted by hand, a Mughal emperor surveys his kingdom.
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Papier mache box, 'Mughal Warriors' (India)
$38.49

Mughal warriors clash, each practicing a different yet traditional kind of warfare. One soldier rides a powerful elephant while the other relies on his horse's agility and speed. Looking toward the ancient past, Riyas creates a vintage style box. He
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Papier mache box, 'Nature's Law I' (India)
$29.99

Deer and rabbits escape from the presence of a fierce lion in a composition by Niyaz. Detailed with hand-painted artistry, he uses colors obtained from diluting such flowers as sunflowers, roses, lilies, lotuses, tulips and jasmines in water. Niyaz c
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Papier mache box, 'Nature's Law II' (India)
$38.99

Deer escape from the presence of fierce lions in a composition by Niyaz. Detailed with hand-painted artistry, he uses colors obtained from diluting such flowers as sunflowers, roses, lilies, lotuses, tulips and jasmines in water. Niyaz crafts the box
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Papier mache box, 'Sapphire Paisley' (India)
$47.99

Paisley appears under a cool blue spell of wonder designed by Niyaz. He mixes the colors himself, from such flowers as roses, lilies, lotuses, tulips, jasmine and sunflowers, as well as poster colors. Carving the box from pinewood, he decorates it wi
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Piedra crema box, 'Maya Lintel' (Mexico)
$44.99

Abraham Tza-Chi from Taller Maya treasures the natural beauty of piedra crema in a box with an original glyph reminiscent of pre-Hispanic lintels on the lid. He carves the box by hand, expertly highlighting the stone's variegation. Quarried in Mexico
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Pinewood box, 'Armadillo' (El Salvador)
$44.99

Painted by hand, an armadillo appears in cheerful colors. Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo designs a colorful chest for personal treasures. It is beautifully handcrafted of pinewood.
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Pinewood box, 'Bird in Shadow' (El Salvador)
$59.99

Deep in the rainforest, a crested bird emerges from shadow. Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo designs a pinewood box with a mosaic cover. Four shades of wood are used to create the handcrafted chest.
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Pinewood box, 'Dove of Peace' (El Salvador)
$29.99

Painted by hand, a colorful dove celebrates peace in El Salvador. Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo designs a diminutive chest for personal treasures. It is beautifully handcrafted of pinewood.
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Pinewood box, 'El Salvador Dawn' (El Salvador)
$49.99

As the sky turns orange and gold, birdsong fills the air in a village in El Salvador. Painted by hand, the colorful images cover a pinewood chest by Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo.
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Pinewood box, 'El Salvador Dawn' (El Salvador)
$49.99

As the sky turns orange and gold, birdsong fills the air in a village in El Salvador. Painted by hand, the colorful images cover a pinewood chest by Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo.
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Pinewood box, 'El Salvador Woman' (El Salvador)
$47.99

A beautiful woman peeks out from behind traditional homes, each image painted by hand. By Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo, this colorful box is crafted of pinewood with motifs from El Salvador.
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Pinewood box, 'Little Bird' (El Salvador)
$29.99

Painted by hand, a colorful bird soars though the sky. Maria Estela Perlera de Portillo designs a diminutive chest for personal treasures. It is beautifully handcrafted of pinewood.
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Pinewood box, 'My Village' (El Salvador)
$32.99

Bright birds and a sleepy pony inhabit a quiet village in El Salvador. Their vibrant color convey a zest for life, the images beautifully painted by hand. Woodworkers of Jesus create this charming box of pinewood.
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Pinewood boxes, 'Animal Friends' (set of 3) (El Salvador)
$41.49

The colorful fauna of the countryside come to life in this portrayal of El Salvador. Resplendent in villages and hamlets, songbirds flourish while shy rabbits, cows and horses show their colors. Woodworkers of Jesus create three delightful boxes, cra
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Pinewood tea box, 'Dresden Codex' (Guatemala)
$89.99

"The Dresden Codex inspired this tea box design," says Julio Molina. "The carvings represent part of a ceremonial almanac represented there." Maya Codices are pre-Hispanic books written by hand in hieroglyphs; the Dresden Codex takes its name from th
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Recycled paper box, 'San Lucas Jade' (large) (Guatemala)
$69.99

From Argentina and Francisco, this delightful box is crafted by young people from the Asociacion ADISA. The bowl takes shape from spirals of recycled paper, and several coats of varnish protect the piece. The lid features the handwoven textiles of Sa
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Recycled paper box, 'San Lucas Toliman' (medium) (Guatemala)
$52.99

From Argentina and Francisco, this delightful box is crafted by young people from the Asociacion ADISA. The bowl takes shape from spirals of recycled paper, and several coats of varnish protect the piece. The lid features the handwoven textiles of Sa
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Recycled paper boxes, 'Harmony' (pair) (Guatemala)
$52.99

Recycling paper, members of the Working and Learning Together group create a pair of useful boxes. The text patterns come from the paper itself, and no molds are used. Thus each creation is absolutely unique.
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Recycled paper decorative box, 'News from Guatemala' (Guatemala)
$78.99

Spinning round and round, the news from Guatemala are transformed into a fabulous decorative box. From Argentina and Francisco, the round box is crafted by hand by people with different special needs. Proud of their abilities as a means to support th
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Recycled wrapper laundry basket, 'Clean Blue' (Indonesia)
$54.99

Plastic wrappers that once contained cleaning products have now become practical laundry baskets thanks to the efforts of XS Association. The basket is crafted by hand and features practical handles.
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Reverse painted glass box, 'Coffee Blossom' (Peru)
$64.99

Accentuated with golden gilt, luscious blossoms flourish on coffee brown. Asunta Pelaez hand-paints the motifs on the reverse side of glass panes, giving them a wonderful clarity. A traditional Cajamarca handicraft, the panes adorn a jewelry box.
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Reverse painted glass box, 'Colonial Black' (Peru)
$69.99

Edged with gilt, this beautiful box forms part of Gelacio Giron's Colonial Antique Collection. He paints the intricate motifs by hand on the reverse side of glass, giving them a colorful clarity. Black lends a luxurious tone to this design.
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Reverse painted glass box, 'Happy Panda Family' (Peru)
$44.99

Quiet and solitary, pandas feast on succulent bamboo shoots. Edmundo Contreras depicts the endangered species in a wood box with silvery trim. Ever mindful of the ecology, he paints the images on the reverse side of glass, achieving astonishing clari
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Reverse painted glass box, 'Manatee Family' (Peru)
$44.99

Mother manatee swims through serene blue waters with her baby. Enticed by verdant seaweed, the whiskery sea mammals make shallow estuaries their home. Mindful of the value of every species, Edmundo Contreras paints the images on a the reverse side of
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Reverse painted glass box, 'Manatees' (Peru)
$44.99

Mother manatee swims through serene blue waters with her baby. Enticed by verdant seaweed, the whiskery sea mammals make shallow estuaries their home. Mindful of the value of every species, Edmundo Contreras paints the images on a the reverse side of
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Reverse painted glass box, 'Sea Turtle' (Peru)
$44.99

A sea turtle propels itself through a sapphire sea with strong flippers. Bright coral, shells and starfish bring color to their ocean home. Mindful of the value of every species, Edmundo Contreras meticulously paints the images on a the reverse side
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Reverse painted glass box, 'Vintage Blossom' (Peru)
$64.99

Caressed by agua and turquoise, luscious blossoms flourish amid emerald foliage. Asunta Pelaez hand-paints the motifs on the reverse side of glass panes, giving them a wonderful clarity. A traditional Cajamarca handicraft, the panes adorn a jewelry b
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Soapstone box, 'Elephant Garden' (India)
$29.99

Carved from natural soapstone, this circular box is the work of Gulam Rasool. Royal elephants parade around the lid. Rasool paints the motifs by hand in the detailed style of India's traditional miniature paintings.
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Soapstone box, 'Floral Patchwork' (India)
$29.99

Raj Kumari demonstrates the traditional Indian jali, or cutout technique to create beautiful flowers with soapstone's natural colors. Working in the style of Agra, home of the legendary Taj Mahal, she creates a petite decorative box with a colorful p
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Soapstone box, 'Indian Elephants' (India)
$39.99

For Gulam Rasool, soapstone's natural grain evokes an elephant's wrinkled hide. He carves this box by hand in the shape of an elephant, painting more pachyderms on the sides. Silken caps and blankets identify them as the king's own animals.
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Soapstone box, 'Patchwork Blossoms' (India)
$54.99

Raj Kumari demonstrates the traditional Indian jali, or cutout technique to create beautiful flowers with soapstone's natural colors. Working in the style of Agra, home of the legendary Taj Mahal, she creates a decorative box with an inlay patchwork.
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