The Jay Strongwater Butterfly on Cabbage Box would make a great accent piece in any decor. This precious cabbage-shaped box is made of cast gold tone metal that is hand painted enamel in shades of green with the edges tipped in gold and hand-set pale green Swarovski crystals. A sweet butterfly sits on one of the top leaves of the cabbage. It is also cast in gold tone metal, painted in shades of pink and edged with gold enamel paint. The top section of the cabbage lifts off to open the box. The It measures 2 1/4″ round and 1 1/2″ high.
This item is handcrafted in the USA and arrives in an attractive Jay Strongwater box with foam inserts for protection when shipping and storing and a certificate of authenticity. Suggested retail price for this box is $295.
Jay Strongwater’s jewelry and accessory lines are sold at Sak’s Fifth Avenue, Henri Bendel, Nieman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman department stores. His high quality work is considered as new age Faberge. Designs by Strongwater include picture frames, decorative boxes, compacts, home accents, lipstick cases, vanity trays, bookmarks, figurines, key rings, mini frames, napkin rings, perfume bottles, pins, purse sprays, tabletops items, vanity jars/mirrors, vases, wine stoppers and candlesticks. His jewelry and accessories are of the highest quality in designs and workmanship and, therefore, sell for high end prices.
Jays designs are instantly recognized by the swirled and layered enamel paint, the hand-placed clear and colored Swarovski crystals and a lighthearted use of motifs. His designs are hand-painted enamel over metal (filigreed, pewter, antique brass, and silver plate) and hand-set with Swarovski crystals using old-world hand crafted techniques. His outstanding designs are taken from nature like leaves and flowers and/or animals to include butterflies, frogs, salamanders, and dragonflies. Jay Strongwater thinks like a jeweler whether he’s working on a candlestick, a wine stopper or a clock. He knows how to set a stone so it has the right sparkle.