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Although you can barely see the cut, these decorated gourds are actually boxes in which you can store jewelry, keepsakes, paperclips, keys, ... just about anything. The artisans have decorated each gourd with great detail. Designs and dimensions will vary somewhat, since the gourd is a natural (and therefore uniquely shaped) object.


Gourd boxes decorated with Dragonflies from Peru.

New!
Colored Dragonfly Gourd Box     $15.00   MA:GRD-BOXDFLY-WH
Dragonflies and flowers adorn this new and very colorful gourd box. Decorative and practical and will look great in any room.




Brown Gourd box decorated with Dragonflies from Peru.

New!
Brown Dragonfly Gourd Box     $20.00   RJ:GRD-BOXDFLY-S
Lots of dragonflies fly around this rich brown gourd box. Did you know that dragonflies eat mosquitos? That's one of the attributes that make dragonflies valuable to us. About 3.5" deep x 3.5" high.



Large Giraffe Box - crafted in Peru.

New!
Giraffe Gourd Box
$21.00

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Did you know that a giraffe is an ungulate mammal? Although the tallest recorded height of a giraffe was about 20 feet, the average height is 14 to 17 feet. The approximate height of this giraffe-decorated gourd box, however, is a bit over 5", with a diameter of about 4.5", a much more appropriate dimensions for your desk, bureau or mantle!



New!

Penguin Gourd Box
$12.50

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Many of us have penguin lovers on our gift lists,
so here's a really cute penguin to share with them!

Penguin Gourd Box - from Peru.


Gourd Boxes decorated with frogs - crafted in Peru.

Frog Gourd Boxes
We're sure that almost everyone knows someone who collects frog-decorated items, so see them smile when you add these boxes to their collection. There's always room for another frog!

Large Frog Gourd Box

$19.00

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About 4.75" high, 4.75" diameter


Medium Frog Gourd Box

$18.00

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About 4.25" high, 4.75" diameter



Natural Gourd Boxes, Crafted in Peru, with flowers.

New!   Small Gourd Box with Flowers     $14.30
A contemporary take on an ancient and enduring decorating theme - flowers!
RJ:GRD-BOXFLWR-S     About 3.5" high, 3" in diameter.



Geometric rectangles with flowers and fish - gourd box from Peru.

New!
Small Gourd Box with Geometric Rectangles - Flowers and Fish
$14.30

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Do you know someone with decorating tastes towards modern art and nature? If so, this may be the perfect gift for them. Beautiful and functional Peruvian gourd box, in classic black and browns. About 4.25" high, 3.25" in diameter.



Red Santa Gourd Box.

New!
Santa Box   $9.00
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In addition to being very decorative, this Santa is also a box.
Stash a few Christmas candies, extra lights, Christmas jewelry, ...
About 4.25" high, 2.75" in diameter.



Santa gourd box - with sleigh, in Natural.

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Santa gourd box - with sleigh, in Black.

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New!
Santa Gourd Box with Sleigh - in Natural or Black   $15.00

NEW for this Christmas season are 2 Santa with Sleighs. Shown here is Santa and his present-laden sleigh on either a natural gourd colored background or a black background. Designs vary somewhat.

Choose Color:



Now some of our gourd boxes are painted! The designs and colors that the artisans use are varied, so you won't get exactly the box you see here. You can provide color preferences via the dropdown menus on this page, and you can provide additional comments in the Special Instruction section when you Checkout. (Wholesale Buyers: You'll receive an assortment of colors.)

Painted gourd box with bird designs from Peru.

Small Hand-Painted Bird Gourd Box   $15.00

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About 3" high x 4" diameter
Domestic and Tropical birds

Color Preference 1

Color Preference 2

       

Medium Hand-Painted Bird Gourd Box   $22.50

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About 4" high x 5" diameter
Domestic and Tropical birds

Color Preference 1

Color Preference 2



Painted gourd box with flower designs from Peru.

Small Hand-Painted Flower Gourd Box   $15.00

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About 3" high x 4" diameter
(Sorry - Whte and Green tones out of stock.)

Color Preference 1

Color Preference 2

       

Medium Hand-Painted Flower Gourd Box   $22.50

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About 4" high x 5" diameter

Color Preference 1

Color Preference 2



Painted gourd box with ladybug designs from Peru.

Small Hand-Painted Ladybugs, Butterflies and Flowers Gourd Box   $15.00

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About 3" high x 4" diameter

Color Preference 1

Color Preference 2

       

Medium Hand-Painted Ladybugs, Butterflies and Flowers Gourd Box   $22.50

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About 4" high x 5" diameter

Color Preference 1

Color Preference 2



Detailed Bird Gourd Box from Peru.

New!
Detailed White Bird Gourd Box
$20.00

About 4" high and 3.5" in diameter.
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This natural gourd box is sure to please a bird watcher or bird lover!



Bunny rabbits hop around on this natural gourd box from Peru.

New!
Small Bunny Rabbit Gourd Box
$12.50
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Cute bunny rabbits are hopping around this natural gourd box.



4 nesting gourd boxes - panda design in browns - from Peru.
Example of the panda gourd box in black.

Set of 4 Nesting Panda Gourd Boxes
$36.00

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Large: about 4" high x 5" diameter
Medium: about 3" high x 3.5" diameter
Small: about 2.5" high x 3" diameter
Mini: about 2" high 2" diameter
Available in Black (1 panda shown left) or Brown (set shown above).

Color Choice



Small gourd panda box from Peru.

Small Panda Box
$10.50

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About 4" high x 3" wide

Please note that we also have a mini Panda (shown right) that's uncut, i.e., not a box, available on another Gourd page.

Mini Panda (not a box) is available on our gourds_cochas.shtml page.


Gourd box with etched flowers - from Peruvian artisans.


Medium Flower Box
$15.00

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Flowers vary.
About 4" high x 5" wide



Gourd box crafted in Peru - birds, birds nest, tree.

Bird and Bird's Nest Gourd Box
$24.50

EP:GRD-BOXNEST-L     About 4.5" high, 3.25" in diameter
Beautifully etched and highlighted with white, this gourd box with nesting birds is a wonderful piece of art to adorn your home or office space. This multipurpose box is a decorative and functional item, hand carved by artisans from Peru. The craft of gourd carving is a great tradition, practiced for hundreds of years. A very special and unique gift for your bird watcher or ornithologist friends.



Gourd box with fine vine designs.

Medium Etched Vine and Bird Gourd Box
$21.00

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About 5" wide

Detail etching work on Vine and Bird decorated Gourd box from Peru. Here's a closeup view
to show the
detailed handwork.



gourd box with lizard and geometric designs - from Peru.

Medium Lizard Box
$15.00

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About 3.5" diameter x 4" high

(Photo shows front and back views.)



butterfly-s-natural and orange: natural gourd box from Peru.

Small Butterfly Boxes
$12.00

For your gourd decorated with butterflies, choose between a natural background (left) or an orange background (right).

Natural Background
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Orange Background
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small bird gourd box from Peru.

Small Bird with Nest Box
$20.00

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You can learn more about the artisans who craft these beautiful yet sturdy gourd boxes on our main gourd page and on this page with uncut, decorated gourds.


medium dolphin gourd box from Peru.

Medium Dolphin Box
$20.00

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(Photo shows front and back views.)



medium natural turtle gourd box from Peru.

Medium Turtle Box
$17.00

GRD:BOX-TUR-M About 5.5" wide x 4.5" high.
(Sorry - out of stock.) (Photo shows front and back views.)



medium natural fish gourd box from Peru.

Medium Fish Box - Natural
$20.00

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(Photo shows front and back views.)



gourd fish design box from Peru.      gourd fish design box from Peru.

Medium Brown Fish Box
$20.00

4" high x 4" wide

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 Large Black Fish Box
$20.00

4 1/2" high x 4 1/4" wide
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gourd cat with lid, carefully decorated in Peru.

Small Cat Boxes
$14.00

3 1/4" high x 3" wide
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(Sorry - Stripes are out of stock)

Gourd Spotted Cat box from Peru.

Striped Cat Box

Spotted Cat Box



Hippo and Rhino on gourds - boxes crafted in Peru.

Jungle Animals on Gourd Boxes     $12.50
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Can't take a jungle safari? Neither can we. But we can help bring a bit of the jungle into your home with a hippopotamus or rhinoceros gourd box. A hippo is a primarily herbivorous mammal that's semi-aquatic. Rhinoceros horns are different than those of other horned mammals because they're made of keratin, a fibrous structural protein. Each box is about 4" round.

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