A wooden 'taapeli', eight tiered wooden boxes stacked on top of one another, with the smallest at the top. Each box individually carved with each of the four sides held together by finger joints. Each box made from a different type of wood, from the largest box to the smallest box: Siberian Larch, Aspen, Black Alder, Pine of Lapland, Curly Birch, Rowan, Oak, and Apple Tree. The names of the woods in English, Latin, Fiinish and Italian given on the accompanying information sheet, inside the plastic container.
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