Use & Care

BY MATERIAL

Woven Items (Rattan, Seagrass, Arurog, Bamboo etc.)

Exampels: Various baskets, cachepots, tabletop, kitchen & entertaining accessories, bathroom items)

  • Clean with damp cloth and mild soap.
  • Do not use bleach or abrasive cleaning tools.
  • Do not machine wash.
    Do not leave exposed to the elements.
  • For tabletop items do not use as a trivet to rest hot cookware.
     

Seashells (Capiz , Clamrose, Brownlip, Blacklip etc.)

Examples: Tabletop, kitchen & entertaining accessories, décor like placemats, napkin rings, coasters, vases, candle holders, curtains, chimes. For chandeliers see Lighting below.

  • Clean with damp cloth and very mild soap.
  • Do not machine wash.
  • Do not use bleach or abrasive cleaning tools.
  • Do not leave exposed to the elements (wind chimes should not be fully exposed either).
  • 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.
     

Wood (Teak, Acacia, Tanguile, Bamboo, Mango & Rosewood etc.)

Examples: Bowls, servers, serve ware, chop sticks, trays, vases

Teak & Acacia

  • Serve ware made from Teak and Acacia wood are food safe.
  • Hand wash with mild soap. Towel dry.
  • Do not machine wash.
  • Do not use abrasive cleaning tools.
  • To maintain the beauty and integrity of the wood, oil once in a while with food oil.
     

It is normal for the wood to darken a little bit over time.

Bamboo, Mango & Tanguile

  • Clean with dry cloth.
  • Do not wet.
  • Vases made from Mango wood CANNOT take water and are for dry flowers only.
     

Porcelain & Glass

Examples: Serveware, vases, lanterns.

  • Serveware made from porcelain is food safe.
  • Vasese made from porcelain can take water for fresh cut flowers.
  • Do not machine wash.
  • Hand wash with mild soap. Towel dry.
     

Lacquerware

Examples: Candle holders, vases, picture frames.

  • Vases made from laquerware CANNOT take water and are for dry flowers only.
  • Do not place under direct sunlight.
  • Clean with damp cloth and mild soap.
  • Do not soak.
     

Pewter

Examples: Napkin rings, chop sticks, candle holders, vases, center pieces, bowls.

  • Pewter is a food safe material.
  • Handle with care. Pewter is malleable and can deform.
  • Do not machine wash.
  • Clean with warm water and mild soap to maintain luster. Rinse and dry thoroughly with soft cloth.
  • If dull clean with metal polish before using water. Polish in straight lines not circles.
     

Fabric (Abaca)

Examples: Pillow Cases

  • Do not hand wash, machine wash or dry clean.
  • Clean with damp cloth.
  • Iron at low tempertaure avoiding decoracions. 

 

BY PRODUCT

Mirrors & Picture Frames

Any material wood, seashell or lacquerware.

  • Glass or mirror can be wiped with window cleaner.
  • Clean frame with damp, non-abrasive cloth.
     

Hampers

All hampers with removable liners.

  • Liners are made of cotton or a cotton-polyester blend.
  • Liner can be machine washed warm and tumble dried low.
  • If liner is not removable clean liner only with mild soap.
     

Lighting

Chandeliers, pendant lamps, floor lamps, table lamps.

  • Use clean, soft cloth to wipe metal frame, shells, lampshade and/or lamp base.
  • Do not use higher wattage bulb than recommended on product.

RISK of fire/injury to persons. Keep away from combustibles. Unplug to change bulb. Do not touch bulb directly.


Chandeliers & Pendant Lamps only

  • Lamps must be installed in accordance with the local installation codes by a person familiar with the construction and operation of the product and the hazards involved.
  • Consult a qualified electrician to ensure correct branch circuit conductor.
  • Installation by qualified electrician is always recommended.
  • All chandeliers are delicate and therefore thoroughly packaged for safe shipping. While there is no assembly required, unpacking of product requires time.
     

Vases

Mango wood, porcelain, lacquerware, fiberglass.

  • Vases made from lacquerware and mango wood CANNOT take water. For use with dry flowers only.
  • Vases made from porcelain, ceramic and fiberglass can hold water for fresh cut flowers.
  • Wipe with soft cloth. Towel dry.
  • Do not drop item as it may break.
     

Candle Holders

  • Keep away from children.
  • Use on a temperature-safe surface.
  • Allow candle holder to cool before touching or moving.

Never leave an unattended candle burning
 

Trunks

To be used for storage. KEEP SMALL CHILDREN FROM CLIMBING INTO TRUNK . Danger of suffocation.