This open segmented vessel contains 145 pieces of Walnut a domestic wood from the USA. The vessel starts with the pattern drafted on paper, number of pieces and angle of each piece is determined. Each piece is cut and sanded at the precise angle to make a circle for that particular layer. The circles are stacked and after curing the piece is shaped on the inside and out by turning on a lathe. A FDA glue is used throughout the process. After turning it is sanded and a multi step durable food safe finish is applied.
The vessel has many distinguishing attributes: open segmented wood turning is very interesting with the spaces between each piece of wood, the positioning of the wood provides great movement, the grain of the wood is showcased in a subtle manner, and is very delicate appearing. It is also very light weight. Due to the grain of the wood no two are a like, making each piece "one of a kind". Also the shaping is different for the affect of the vessel.
It is signed, dated and numbered adding value as a piece of art.
This vessel will be a beautiful addition to your table or mantel. It would aslo be an amazing wedding or anniversary gift.
If it appears dry or feels dry apply mineral oil and buff with a microfiber cloth.
10" dia. x 6"H.