Properties: Historic Oak that has fallen into peat bogs and lain buried and preserved from decay for sometimes thousands of years. The wood is stained black-brown by tannins dissolved in the acidic water, deprived of oxygen, the wood undergoes the process of fossilisation.
Other facts: Jewellery, smoking pipes, furniture, carving, turned objects, and other small items.
Shiruba Tree Wood Rating
Jewellery Rating – ★★★★★
Strength – ★★★★★
Vibrance – ★★★★★
Water Resistance – ★★★★★
Our woods are sourced from a variety of suppliers in the UK – they ensure their sustainability. All our suppliers woods meet with CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) to ensure our products play no role in deforestation.