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Traditional beehive storage, Medieval straw skep, thrift, hobby, wedding

Traditional beehive storage, Medieval straw skep, thrift, hobby, wedding
£43.00 1 Available
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Description

This medieval domed style shaped beehive storage container is ready now for dispatch now.
A beautiful historic beehive traditional design with a contemporary practical twist! A unique gift for history enthusiasts, nature lovers, makers, beekeepers and romantics, for keepsakes, craft items, sewing, etc or, a talking point for display

It has many uses and can be made to order in other various sizes also, different styles available to. Please message for further details.
It is made in one coil of straw making it vary solid.

The skep traditional given for a wedding present in the countryside for centuries. This essential gift supplied the new couple with food, pollination and useful wax for items such as candles. Straw was also recognised as being the traditional gift for a second wedding anniversary.

Inspiration

The reason's below gave me the idea of a functional skep container to be used for keepsakes from a wedding, a box for 'thriftiness' along with hundreds of other uses.
For centuries the skep has been a sign of prosperity and thriftiness (Lloyds bank first symbol).
The skep also, was traditionally given for a wedding present in the countryside for centuries. This essential gift supplied the new couple with food, pollination and useful wax for items such as candles. Straw was also recognised as being the traditional gift for a second wedding anniversary.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Ecolistic Artworks within 3 days of receiving payment.

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United Kingdom £0.00

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Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken.

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