Origin: Europe and Eastern Africa
Properties: A cream or yellowish brown heartwood, with darker brown or black contrasting streaks. Olive wood can be figured with curly or wavy grain wild grain.
Other facts: There are several subspecies and multitude of cultivated Olea Europaea (Olive Wood). The trees are commercially important throughout the natural regions where they grow.
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.