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- Andrew Pitts Cherry Jewel Chest Wood Jewelry ChestThis is a lovely jewelry chest! Made from local Chesapeake Bay trees that had fallen in storms or were dying and given new life, it is practical as well as beautiful. Formed with a curved, bent laminated cherry front and back, it has sufficient height so necklaces may be hung from brass pegs inside the solid-brass hinged door, and the amply sized drawers of cherry fronts with curved holly sides and velvet lined red cedar bottoms pivot on a steel rod so they will not fall out while selecting fine jewelry. The lid flips up to provide easy access to the necklaces and the top compartment. The fine solid brass drawer and door pulls provide a firm but delicate feel. Every part of this chest exudes the highest level of craftsmanship and quality. Even the drawers have been skillfully hand dovetailed on the curved side pieces, a rare and difficult process. The fine shellac polish finish is a joy to touch. On the bottom, it carries the burned in stamp of the maker, plus the sequential number of the piece and the year it was made. This piece should need only dusting and an occasional coat of wax on the shellaced surfaces. Sunlight will gently darken the cherry to a golden brown. As with any fine furniture piece, avoid contact with liquids.