This round covered box in apple shape is a dominant style. When it is decorated with exclusively hand-painted designs, then it is worth and will look specialty place in your home.
This intricately designed covered box can be used for various objects. It can be used not only as a keepsake for the ashes to keep the memories alive from a dearly departed one but also used as a jewelry box, accessory box, memento, and spice holder.
PhumKaoBin design is a traditional unique Thai of geometric repetitive trellis or lattice patterns resembles motifs of ears of paddy and tropical leaves in angular gold lines which are quite similar to the pattern on textiles. This pattern is over 150 years old and was originally reserved for the Royal Court, so it is very much a Thai emblem and popular amongst Thais because it is skillfully reproduced by artisans who paint the pattern correctly and delicately according to Thai art.
This pattern is influenced from “Paddy” which is regarded as an economical plant and, was for a long time, a staple food of Thailand. It is one that is used in religious ceremonies which means exuberant life. The paddies are gathered up by hand to form a high bush which gives its unique shape. It gained popularity and to this very day is used in all forms of Thai art, architecture, sculpture, and painting.