"Strawberry Fields" Hand Carved Honduran Rosewood Burl Collectors Miniature Gibson (in glass dome)
"Strawberry Fields" Hand Carved Honduran Rosewood Burl Collectors Miniature Gibson Guitar. In a color rarely seen in ultra-figured burl, this beautiful Gibson is pure strawberries-n-cream. Carved with passion and careful attention to detail from one solid piece of ultra spider-web-figured premium HRB, it is a real collector's piece, trimmed out with contrasting HRB "pickups," inlaid brass frets, bridge, and glass tuning pegs. This is Old World hand craftsmanship at its best, using no computerization or chemical finishes. Comes mounted on a variegated hardwood base and is encased in a glass dome.
Arrives securely packed in CUSTOM MOLDED STYROFOAM BLOCK in Priority Mail Large Flat Rate Box.
Artist: Nancy R Koerner
Year made: 2019
All materials used: Honduran "strawberry" rosewood burl (heartwood and sapwood), brass wire, glass beads. Base of rosewood, mahogany, zericote, and brass rod. Housed in glass dome w/ black acrylic base.
Dimensions: 5.75” tall x 2” wide x .625” thick. Dome 7” tall x 4” diameter.
Signature: Features NK ’19 monogram on guitar back, lower right, and NK “etching” on glass dome.
Honduran rosewood burl is a planetary legacy, one of the rarest, most valuable, and most collectible woods in the world. This one-of-a-kind HRB creation represents the heavenly afterlife of a tree, a breathtaking reincarnation of natural living beauty. It was lovingly hand carved and handbuffed in keeping with Old World tradition, without any computerization or chemical finishes. The raw rosewood is legally imported by the artist, who is licensed and permitted under USDA/APHIS regulation, and approved by C.I.T.E.S. as an environmentally-friendly enterprise.