Ella the Dachshund brooch

$35.00

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Meet Ella the Dachshund, delicately engraved with a jazzy, retro pattern of overlapping circles. Like her brother Satchmo, this mod madam is so-called because my Mum's side of the family had several sausage dogs, all named after jazz musicians.

The custom-made packaging folds out into an easel-style card, perfect for keeping this little treasure on display.

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Even though Ella has a sleek coat of varnish, please try not to get her wet and be sure to keep her well away from the washing machine!

Made from Tasmanian Myrtle veneer, which has a lovely grain and a beautiful warm, reddish-brown hue.

A fascinating fact: the name “dachshund” is of German origin, meaning “badger dog”. These days, they are apparently more commonly referred to in Germany by the names Dackel or Teckel.

  • happily tailored in Hobart, Tasmania
  • hook-style brooch pin
  • Ella the Dachshund measures 82mm x 39mm (3.23″ x 1.54″)
  • when folded, the packaging measures 85mm x 60mm x ~7mm (3.35″ x 2.36″ x 0.2″)
  • laser cut and engraved from 4.2mm thick Tasmanian Myrtle (Nothofagus cunninghamii ) wood veneer
  • the wood has been sealed with waterbased varnish for protection and a natural, matte finish
  • the packaging is printed on FSC certified, 250gsm card