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Jingoo Birdcage Speaker and Lamp - Black and Gold


$351.00 Members


PRODUCT: Jingoo Birdcage Speaker and Lamp - Black and Gold
SIZE: 11.2" high x 8" wide x 9" deep
MATERIALS: ABS plastic, metal, ceramic and wood
DESIGNER: Sean Chen and Lotta Tu
The term Jingoo refers to the melodious singing of orioles in ancient Chinese poems. Materials local to Taiwan were used by this product’s design team and workshop to craft the ceramic body and wooden base. The Taiwanese town of Yingge is famous for being home to ceramic crafts and holds an important place in the global ceramic industry. Furthermore, as Taiwan is an island situated in a subtropical region, it was known in the past century for its exports of wood materials. The body of the bird is formed from molds for production precision and fired in traditional kilns by the masters in Yingge. The patterns for certain Jingoo species are created from a technique called "ceramic decal", which requires an exhaustive experimental process to ensure that the decorations conform to the curved surface of the bird's body.

Acacia wood is used for the base of the black bird cage. The Acacia is a tree native to Taiwan and is known for several qualities including: distinct wood grain patterns, fast growing speed, and its durability. The metal cage structure is built with a unique technique that avoids using vertical support, which normally creates an obstructed view.

In addition to high-quality materials, the Jingoo Birdcage Speaker and Lamp uses cutting-edge technology. The wireless Bluetooth speaker is also an LED lamp with three light settings that is rechargeable via USB so it can rest anywhere wirelessly. Two speakers, one woofer and one tweeter, are strategically placed in the base and body of the bird for the optimal performance of both, making it far superior to most portable audio systems. Connecting any Bluetooth enabled device to the speaker is easy, and the speaker and lamp can operate without recharging for about 15 hours.

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