Because of the Olive Tree fruit’s economic importance, Olive trees are seldom available in lumber form, with orchard trees tending to be much smaller in size than those found in the wild. Woodworking pieces stem from the larger wild species of Olive. It's heartwood is a cream or yellowish brown, with darker brown or black contrasting streaks. Color tends to deepen with age. Wild Olive nails that perfect "woody" natural look.
WHAT WE SAY:
Rooted in cultures the world over, Walnut trees and their prized fruits have given this beautiful wood a provenance of the highest caliber. We chose the select "figured" parts of the walnut tree as it adds a subtle shimmer, like a little wink, when adorning your camera
WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY:
Figured Walnut is a beautiful wood that is in high demand and short supply, but can be harvested responsibly. It is wonderfully dense and finishes well.