This walnut has been transformed into a detailed miniature treasure box complete with hinges
and a clasp. This collectible box is a true work of engineering, mounted piece by piece,
and carefully welded. A gift that is cherished long after it's given.
FYI :: The Romans associated the walnut with Juno, the Roman goddess of women and marriage
and the wife of Jupiter. This association led to the unique wedding practice of throwing
walnuts at the bride and groom as a symbol of fertility. Women often carried walnuts to
In the French countryside, it was tradition to hang a bag of walnuts from the ceiling beam
in the kitchen to represent abundance and longevity. The Walnut tree is said to possess
aphrodisiac powers and men were said to sneak a leaf into the shoe of a young woman they admired !!
Height: 1 1/2"
Width: 1 1/2"
Sizes may vary slightly.