A mastery of tab and groove in sterling silver, the base and 4 sides of the box are locked in solidly without heat or solder.
The Sugilite crowned top nests into the grooves beautifully, and lifts off easily. Through modification of a japanese metal inlay method, he carves a special groove in which to press the copper. A collector's dream.
Design Distinction. For the one who appreciates expert craftsmanship and creativity, John Rippel U.S.A. has gathered these treasures.