Pine Cone Letter Opener
The fresh scented oil distilled from pine needles has powerful antiseptic properties. Both the oil and an infusion of the needles are employed medicinally as decongestants to alleviate sinusitis, bronchitis and catarrh. Pinecones produce the kernels used in Mediterranean cookery. Pine trees grow wild in mountainous areas and are usually in light, sandy or rocky soils. Pines are also grown as ornamentals in parklands.
Cast in Pewter or Zinc in finishes of Antique Pewter (AP) or Antique Bronze (AB). All pieces hand finished to give them definition and brightness and then powder coated to seal in the finish and make them food safe.
Dimensions: 7 1/2" L
Handmade in the USA.