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Thuya Wood Pen Pencil Pot Desktop Holder / Tidy


8 in stock

Hand-crafted by artisans in Morocco to a very high standard.
Beautiful pen and pencil pot holder / desk tidy carved from aromatic Thuya wood with a rich, natural burr.

8 in stock


Beautiful round pen and pencil pot holder / desk tidy hand-carved from aromatic Thuya wood with a rich, natural burr.

•   The base of the holder is flat, so it will fit on flat surfaces around the home or office.

•   Ideal to keep your desk or work surface organised and tidy. Pens shown are not included.

•   Hand-crafted by skilled Fair Trade artisans in Morocco to an exceptionally high finish.
And remember, due to the natural grains, no two items are ever alike.
Each piece is rubbed by hand for hours.
Lemon juice and vegetable oil are polished into the wood revealing Thuya’s natural burled grain.

Thuya wood artisans in Morocco

Thuya wood artisans in Morocco

DIMENSIONS – diameter 8 cm x height 10 cm approximately.

Did you know?
Thuya is a rare, shrubby conifer, indigenous to southern Morocco and especially the town of Essaouira, in the foothills of the Atlas mountains, north west Africa.
Income here is generated either by fishing, or the sale of Thuya.
Trees are typically 70 years old before they are cut.

The main characteristic of the wood is stunning burrs, which come from the root of the tree – similar to that found as walnut burr.

The Thuya tree is one of few that can re-grow after being cut down to the trunk, thus maintaining sustainability and supported by a vigorous re-planting program.


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(However, any orders managed manually, outside of the website Checkout, will attract the appropriate delivery charge.)

How long will it take for my order to arrive?

You should receive your delivery within 3-5 working days. I will always let you know by email that your order is being dealt with and also when it’s gone in the post - so you won’t be kept in the dark! However, please allow up to 7 working days before you make contact with any issues.

Deliveries are made from Monday to Saturday between 7am and 3pm.

Who will deliver my order?

Royal Mail, using their 2nd Class service. (For certain heavier packages, Parcel Force will be used.)

You will not need to sign for receipt of your delivery, but if you are out and the item is too large to post through your letterbox and/or a neighbour is not available to take delivery, Royal Mail will leave instructions with you in these circumstances, making it clear what action you need to take, via a red & white “Something for you” card.

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I always request a "Proof of Postage" document from the Post Office for each order sent out to customers and these are kept on file in case of a query.

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Can I return an unwanted item for a refund?

Yes, of course you can - and it`s simple and quick!

This is where the 30-DAY, "NO QUIBBLE" MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE comes in....

Simply notify me of your intentions within 30 days of your initial receipt of the goods. I will then agree with you what action to take, including the opportunity to exchange your unwanted product for another item. (Please use the contact us page to get in touch. This page also includes the address to send your "returns".)

FOR A REFUND, you will then need to return the good(s) promptly in an unused and resaleable condition. I will then provide a refund,(BUT NOT for the postage cost you have incurred in returning the good(s). The refund will be actioned via your original payment method.

In the case of EXCHANGES, a re-delivery charge at Royal Mail`s 2nd Class rate will apply. (Buyer pays the return postage.)

For full details, please refer to point 7. of the "How to shop/FAQS" section.

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