Dog Pencil Case and Sharpener Set
Dog Pencil Case and Sharpener Set
The Elephant Head

Dog Pencil Case and Sharpener Set

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The charming Tunti-Tuntas (naughty girl-boy in Kannada) are now available as pencil boxes. A fun little gift for dog lovers out there - child or adult! This set contains a pencil box and a sharpener from the dog family.

These vibrant wooden lac-ware pen stands have been designed by our artisan partners, Social Enterprise, Varnam Craft Collective in India and have been hand-crafted by Channapatna artisans using the 200-year-old toy craft of lac-turnery.

  • They are made from Wrightia-Tinctoria. The wood is extremely safe and known for its medicinal properties.
  • The colours used are traditional non-toxic vegetable colours. 


Please note: Any irregularities on the wood are part of its natural beauty.  The actual colours may vary a bit from the ones in the pictures. Best suited for kids above 3 years.

Dimensions

pencil box - 10.5" overall height, 30mm inner dia, 50mm outer dia

sharpener - 3cm dia x 7cm height

Care Instructions 

Please clean once inside with a clean piece of cloth before using it. All lac-ware products must be kept in shaded areas and must avoid direct exposure to the Sun. Avoid impact against hard surfaces as the lac coating may chip. Please do not wash these items as they are wooden and the colour will peel. Wood being a natural material can react variedly to atmospheric changes that are beyond our control.

Varnam Craft Collective 

Varnam Craft Collective is a multi-award winning social enterprise that has been working with artisans in Channapatna since 2012. The result is a series of designs interpreting this 200-year-old toy-making craft in the home & lifestyle space. In an industry where more than 90% of the artisans are men, many of Varnam’s creations have been deftly hand-crafted by women artisans. They have been providing sustainable livelihoods on a consistent basis to artisan groups in Channapatna and also other craft clusters within India.