Natural wood angled wine bottle holder

£10.00

The natural wood angled wine bottle holder is made from jackfruit wood, carefully prepared and carved for the correct balance and then coated in clear lacquer to give a matt finish. A classic design to suit any decor.

Your wine holder will come in its own protective fabric sleeve. We also include an information card about how lacquerware is made which also includes instructions on `how to use your wine holder’.

 

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Description

The natural wood angled wine bottle holder balances a single bottle of wine, either open or closed. To use the natural wood angled wine bottle holder carefully place the neck of a standard sized bottle of wine in the hole and gently move it back and forwards until you find the point of balance.  Eh voila, your bottle seems to almost defy gravity. Amaze and amuse  friends and family.

Jackfruit tree wood, which is used to make our natural wood angled wine bottle holder, is truly a magic tree. Not only does it produce the largest fruit in the world, it does so over and over again each season, providing a cheap, plentiful, nutritious food source, medicines, wood for timber, dye for clothes, glue and food source for goats!

Each tree can grow up to 150 jackfruits over the two harvest seasons it can have each year making it an invaluable food source. It has even been hailed as a miracle solution to alleviating starvation in many areas of the world and as a way of meeting the challenges of climate change which could see traditional crops in some areas of the world die out.

Typically growing in sub-tropical locations in South and South-east Asia, each tree requires regular pruning to maintain its productivity. It’s easy to grow, drought-tolerant and disease-resistant. The timber has a long tradition of being used in building Ruong houses in the central provinces of Vietnam, shelters in Hoi An and Hue, Buddhist statues and fish sauce barrels. In other areas of Asia it is prized for making musical instruments.

As the jackfruit tree is indigenous to Vietnam, it’s viewed as a sustainable crop which means it adds to the ecosystem and doesn’t destroy it. It has adapted to the local climate and all parts of the tree can be used.

Here at Silkwood Traders, jackfruit wood is used in many of our products including the round tealights, bowls, vases, trinket boxes and natural wood wine holders.

 

 

 

Additional information

Weight .272 kg
Dimensions 28.5 × 6.5 × 2 cm

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