You may already be more familiar with bentwood than you realize. Wooden canoes, rocking chairs, and many pieces of furniture employ the bentwood technique. Bentwood itself is a well-established method in woodworking but has only recently been applied to creating bentwood rings in a durable and long-lasting way.
In a bentwood ring, the grain is oriented around and around, into several layers, creating a durable ring with no weak spots.
To bend wood, thin strips of wood need to be steamed to just the right temperature, then quickly wrapped around a form and clamped to hold their shape. After the wood has dried into shape, a special glue is used to glue each overlapping layer until the thickness of the ring has been formed. We typically use 5 to 7 layers to create each ring for maximum strength with a thin profile.
The way the grain is oriented along the length of a bentwood ring, the layers upon layers of wood, and the strong adhesive work together to create the toughest wooden ring possible.
A huge part of what makes us different is that we do not compromise on materials. We only use the highest quality raw materials in everything we do. When we first started, we made a choice to not make mediocre products, but to make high-end products from the best materials we could get our hands on.
The Tree has been a symbol of life and growth throughout our time; spanning histories, geographies, religions and mythologies. It is a symbol of the interconnectedness of all life, reaching out to the sky with its branches and down into the Earth with its roots. Hardwood has been used in our everyday products from cutting boards to floors to furniture. We source much of our hardwood from local cabinet shops to cut expenses and help reduce industrial waste.
SILVER AND GOLD
Silver and gold have been the industry standard for wedding jewelry for hundreds of years due to their luster and ability to hold its value. We buy our metals from Rio Grade, their silver is 90% recycled and gold 85%, recycled. We believe in creating beautiful jewelry with as little of a footprint as possible.