A Silkwood Traders metallic red lacquer placemat set starts life as a tree from managed plantations which after being harvested is turned into a wood composite fibreboard. Each mat is hand-painted and layer upon layer of lacquer applied over a period of several months. In between each layer of lacquer, the item is left to dry, sanded back, and then another layer applied to give a beautiful shine and depth of colour. It also results in a strong and robust finish that can withstand most bumps and drops. But always better to be safe than sorry so we always advise handling with care. After all, they took three months to make!
The mats are suitable for hot or cold plates. Just wipe clean and dry with a lint-free cloth as required. Each mat is foam backed to protect surfaces. Dimensions of each mat are: 28cm x 23cm x 0.5cm.