Obsidian round box made in Armenia with Etchmiadzin Cathedral & Mount Ararat.
This beautiful little round box can be used for small jewelry, candy or even pills. This box is absolutely sublime and finely crafted.
Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass formed as an extrusive igneous rock. The design on the lead is the beautiful Etchmiadzin Cathedral (Armenian: Էջմիածնի Մայր տաճար) is the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church, located in the city of Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin), it was the first cathedral built in ancient Armenia and is considered the oldest cathedral in the world. The original church was built in the early fourth century - between 301 and 303 according to tradition—by Armenia's patron saint Gregory the Illuminator.
The Mount Ararat (Armenian: Մասիս, Masis and Արարատ, Ararat) has been widely accepted in Christianity as the resting place of Noah's Ark. It is the principal national symbol of Armenia and has been considered a sacred mountain by Armenians