• Jaime Lee Lightle

Tagua Nuts


Fondly nick-named “vegetable ivory”, and harvested from Ecuador, these non-eatable, hard nuts were originally used in the production of buttons before plastics made it on the scene. James Lightle carves these little nuts, ranging from 2-3 inches in diameter using a dremel because they are so hard. The dust it produces is much like sugar. See more of James’ Tagua nut carvings…..www.roundhillstudio.com/shop


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