This capsule shaped box is turned from black cherry(Prunus serotina). A capsule box is subtly pleasing but the simple shape means that the form and finish must be perfect. This particular box was turned from a piece of cherry that included some contrasting sap wood that provides additional interest and character. A simple kerf, or groove decorates the seam between the lid and the base and the lid fits on the base with a light friction fit which mean if can be remove easily with both hands, but will remain in place if the box is inadvertently knocked over. Texturing on the bottom of the box and the inside of the lid provide a little surprise when the box is opened or handled. Finished with a oil-varnish blend, and buffed to a satin sheen, this box feels as good as it looks, and because it is cherry, will only get deeper and richer over time. The perfect place to store your most precious jewellery or keepsakes.