Mesquite Dragon

Mesquite Dragon


Mesquite Dragon is a wall art piece that is 50.5 inches by 8.5 inches at the widest. There are over forty types of Mesquite, genus Prosopis. Native to the southwestern US and Mexico. Mesquite originates from the deserts in the southern United States and northeastern Mexico. This mesquite is from Arizona. 

 Chyrsocolla, the inlay, is a hydrated phyllosilicate mineral. It comes from Greek chrysos meaning ‘gold’ and kola ‘glue’ although its color is typically a combination of blue and green. Chyrsocolla is found in the United States in Arizona, Utah, New Mexico. Michigan, Pennsylvania and Idaho. The Chyrsocolla used in this table is from Arizona.

Copper is found in multiple states in the U.S. including Utah, Arizona, Montana, Michigan and New Mexico. Copper is very malleable and has a beautiful reddish-brown color that accents the mesquite.  


The finish contains three coats of Tung oil; sanded after each coat. Tung oil brings out the unique characteristics of the mesquite. To maintain the beauty of the mesquite avoid using cleaning solutions instead use water in a damp rag. Remove the excess moisture with a clean towel. For polishing a beeswax solution such as Howard Feed-N-Wax or Artisan Lemon Oil Wax is good. Just follow the directions from the manufacturer. Questions, you can call us anytime at 206-679-4084. Enjoy!

This piece is available at the Holland Fine Arts Center as part of the Arizona Art Alliance: Art in Partnership during June and July. 34250 N 60th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85266 Click here for directions.

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