Playing with the idea of hidden messages I used a blue paint marker nearly identical to the blue of the box to write and draw in details. They only appear in the correct light, adding a bit of a game element to the piece. The Parrots are symbols of joy and devotion. In Chinese culture they promote auspicious Chi, in the Catholic tradition symbolise the Virgin Birth and bear witness to the Fall of Man. Painted over a bed made up of salt crystals and found (non-parrot) feathers. The other side of the interior shows a tree in gold, encircling coins. Luck, power and circular nature of each coin. European, American and British money used.