- Clean with damp cloth and very mild soap.
- Do not machine wash.
- Do not use bleach or abrasive cleaning tools.
- For tabletop items be careful when using sharp items like knives in order to prevent scratching and do not use as a trivet to rest hot cookware.
- If exposed to wine, lemon, vinegar and other acid foodstuffs wipe clean promptly to avoid dulling of the surface polish.
Capiz seashells share their name with a province on one of the Western islands of the Philippines. Capiz is a marine mollusk with the scientific name "Placuna Placenta" living in shallow coastal waters. It is locally also called "glass oyster" due to the fact that its shell is thin and transparent. The shelli is cleaned, then cut to size and desired shape and if required stained.
What we commonly refer to as coconut is botanically not considered a nut but rather a fruit. The fruit grows on the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera) found across much of the tropics. Coconuts are part of the daily diet of many people. The edible meat is turned into oil and milk for cooking oil, cosmetics and soap. The clear liquid refered to as "coconut water" makes for refreshing drinks and can be process into alcohol. And finally the husks and leaves are utilized for various furnishing and decorating items.