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This is a larger example, and very similar to the other sailor-made love token basket that we have on the site.  It too is expertly done.  It was macrammed by hand using fishing twine from on board the ship.  The sailor even incorporated beckit-type handles on the sides and lid.  A gold velvet ribbon is intertwined around the body of the basket.  The interior is  lined with matching gold material.  The time and effort put into this piece showed just how much he missed his loved one while at sea.  An intricate piece!  Measuring just 8" in diameter by 5-1/2" tall (6-1/2" to the top of the handle).