300+ hours              1492 pieces                       $12000
Black walnut and 24K pure gold

Wood hinges

Tung oil and epoxy finish

Exterior is end-grain

Cracked walnut end-grain top

Two layer lid for strength

1492 pieces

No stains or paints

Glows under UV light

Waterproof and holds water without leaking

Tongue and groove bottom

No nails, screws, staples, brads, or metal of any kind

Project completed between 2012 and 2019

Certificate of authenticity