"As a lotus flower is born in water,grows in water,rises out of water,to stand above it unsoiled,so I,born in this world,raised in the world, having overcome the world,live unsoiled by the world" ------Buddha(563 483 B. C)A lotus flower or 'Padma' as it is known in Sanskrit has been a converging symbol of purity,beauty,rebirth,enlightenment,luck and peace across various cultures from around the world. It has a beautiful significance of inspiring an invincible spirit. This signature piece from my debut collection 'Lotus Sutra' has been a delight to create. It is a piece of art ,a piece of luxury that I hope inspires and spreads joy in its own little way. Wood:Teak wood. Leather:Sheep napa. Handle:Detachable chain handle. Closure:Magnetic. Packaging:Velvet pouch. Please note: International shipping sometimes includes additional duties and taxes that may be levied on your shipment has reached your destination state or country. In all cases, the customer is liable to clear any such additional charges with the courier company in order to release the goods. Unfortunately, we are unable to advise you of the exact amount of such charges at the time of placing your order as they vary widely between states and countries. Please allow 7 -20 days for delivery from the date of order.