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Dear relation: The holiday is almost over But in many countries they have continued to work on the new Timmersgems ATUMNN COLLECTION. From August 19 to September 1 our showrooms are packed with new products including 1. Containers from Madagascar with lots of news. 2. from Cebu with shells and lotus lights. 3. from India with HEM Incense. 4. from Brazil with 22 tons of Geodes. 5. from Mexico with black and Andara obsidian. 6. from India with a lot of Silver and 7. from Indonesia with a lot of carvings.

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Puzzle boxes made of teak in Flores on Indonesia.

Puzzle boxes made of teak in Flores on Indonesia.


Puzzle boxes made of teak in Flores on Indonesia.


Beautiful teak boxes that are ingenious to lock. Various models.


120 x 90 x 60mm


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Teak is a wood with a great reputation, which circulate many misunderstandings. Originally, teak from Southeast Asia, but the teak tree (Tectona grandis) is now planted widely in the tropics. This means that there are large differences in color, weight, hardness, and so on. The best quality teak is old teak from East Java which was used in the old traditional houses. These houses are often bought purely to there again to produce furniture quality teak. This beautiful dark golden brown flamed wood is called Djati. Confusing is that the market plenty of names in circulation consisting of "teak" with a prefix. Mostly these are teak species from a particular growth area, partly this fantasy names (so for other types of wood). Thus, (West) African teak teak but no Afrormosia, Pericopsis_elata. A very rare solid and hard wood. Typical applications for teak in shipbuilding, especially yachts, and for indoor and outdoor furniture. In both applications, it is decisive that teak very good resistance to weather, also without maintenance. Also for fine joinery and it has been favored by sculptors. Plant Tubs. In addition, the in laboratories is used as a material for countertops in that it is inert and little porous. Also this type of wood was used in the "Gold" carriage of the royal family, which was put into operation in February 1901. Teak worldwide discredited because it is exported first, from various countries in Southeast Asia where the political situation is not entirely happy to be recruited (with or without consequences for the forest), and secondly because there is among investors funds for teak plantations in South America wherein the pre mirrored yields are at odds with what is deemed financially prudent. In 2007, the AFM had to only some of these funds teak an approval. The AFM has announced to intervene fast in the sector, where about 500 million euros invested by mainly private


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