Natural Jewelry : Wood Earrings
Beautiful, unique wood earrings, carefully created with rich natural and organic wood, selected by hand. Western Bohemian and GARUDA have been working with traditional artists for over a decade to create these amazing wearable works of wood art. We start with the careful selection of the wood, create the design, and carve them by hand, one at a time, then sand, smooth and buff to a shine. The smooth finish and careful attention to detail make every pair of these organic wooden handmade earrings something you will admire and love to wear. Western Bohemian natural jewelry : Our wood jewelry is handcrafted by people whose family tradition has been carving for hundreds of years. Fair-trade. Organic : Unique exotic wood jewelry
Materials: Source and Harvesting Practices:
Our exotic tropical wood is sustainably harvested or recycled. Western Bohemian's carved wood jewelry is created by traditional artisans with pride. Carved in select wood, this organic jewelry shows the rich colors of the natural wood.
SONO WOOD Earrings
LATIN NAME: Pterocarpus Indicus
.ORIGIN: Indonesia, East Jawa (Java), Blitar regency.
HARVESTING PRACTICE: Plantation Grown, though it can be wild harvested under government control. Tree must have minimum diameter of 30 cm before cutting, the trees are replanted in the wild harvest setting.
OTHER DETAILS: This exotic wood has a beautiful colors from a deep purplish and red-brown with golden brown highlights and comes in a range of color. It is still abundant and responsibly grown and harvested. The variety we use is Sonokeling.
HIBISCUS WOOD Earrings
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Waru.
ORIGIN: Indonesia, West Bali.
HARVESTING PRACTICE: the source we use offers Plantation Grown Waru. The trees re-sprout freely from the stump after cutting.
EBONY WOOD Earrings
LATIN NAME: Diospyros Celebica.
ORIGIN: Indonesia.HARVESTING PRACTICE: Recycled.
OTHER DETAILS: RECYCLED. Ebony wood is in danger! All of our ebony wood is made of recycled wood, and much of it is made from the remnants of altars, carvings and antique furniture.
ARANG WOOD Earrings
LATIN NAME: Diospyros Confertiflora
HARVESTING PRACTICE: wild harvested.
OTHER DETAILS: This beautiful exotic wood is naturally black in color, hence the name which literally translates to charcoal wood. The earrings made from it are beep black and amazingly durable, resembling ebony wood.
CROCODILE WOOD Earrings
OTHER NAMES: Panggal Buaya (Spine / scale of Crocodile).
LATIN NAME: Zanthoxylum Rhetsa.
ORIGIN: Indonesia, Bali.
HARVESTING PRACTICE: Grown in a Plantations or Wild Gardens. The Wild Garden is a kind of community garden that is shared by local families.
OTHER DETAILS: Crocodile wood is almost ivory in color, and is sometimes referred to as the ivory of woods due to its smooth finish and creamy color.
SABO FRUIT WOOD Earrings
ORIGIN: Indonesia, Bali.
OTHER DETAILS: This wood has a natural fleshy tone that varies from a light skin color to red peach.
Our Source: The Sabo Wood comes from wild garden on land of the family of one of our master carvers. By chance, they have the trees growing there and they cut it themselves for our use and to help the family.
COCONUT WOOD and SHELL : Earrings
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Coconut Palm
LATIN NAME: Cocos Nucifera.
ORIGIN: Indonesia, Bali.
HARVESTING PRACTICE: the coconut shell is left of the harvesting of coconut for food and oil. The wood is plantation grown, home grown in wild farms in the village.
OTHER DETAILS: Recycled. Coconut is an amazing food and grows in great abundance. The shell is also used to create art, earrings, and cookware.
tribal earrings - organic earrings - gauged earrings - wood faux gauges - wood jewelry - wood pendants - carved earrings : Fair-trade. Hand-carved by traditional artisans whose family has been carving for hundreds of years. Organic and morally sourced. For complete detailed information, please see: materials and care
Handmade, natural and organic…
These hand carved natural earrings fit in normal pierced ears that don't require any special sizes, similar to our Faux Gauges, they look like body jewelry or gauged earrings because of the aesthetic of the materials and design.
Fair-Trade Wood Jewelry
All of our jewelry are Fair Trade, handmade by highly skilled traditional artisans from only Earth-Friendly natural and organic materials. All our materials are responsibly harvested. We work directly with the craftspeople to ensure the utmost in quality and satisfaction.* By purchasing this product you are supporting traditional arts and culture, helping the craftsmen and their families to improve the quality of life.
Care for your Jewelry:
This fine organic jewelry is made out of natural, biodegradable materials and should be treated with care and respect.
- clean occasionally, as needed, with a mild soap and water.
- dry thoroughly. condition your jewelry lightly with jojoba oil or another natural oil.
- do not soak in anything, do not boil or autoclave.
- store in a cool, dry place. (such as your dresser top or jewelry box.)
- do not leave for extended time in your car, sunny window, or other hot or sunny place.
- do not leave your organic jewelry in a place where it may become wet. (such as on your bathroom sink or in the shower.)
other notes: Our earrings with organic posts fit comfortably in normal pierced ears and are 99.9% hypo allergenic. If your ears are recently pierced or very sensitive, you may experience slight discomfort at first. We recommend oiling the post slightly before you put them in your ear the first time with jojoba oil or a similar gentle and natural oil to help alleviate any discomfort.
Feel Good About Your Jewelry!
* By purchasing Western Bohemian organic jewelry and handmade earrings you are supporting traditional crafts, and the families that make them. Western Bohemian strives to provide quality, unique, handmade natural jewelry to satisfy the soul and beyond... Your purchase supports traditional crafts and families and is a choice to purchase a product produced in an environmentally responsible way. Our adornments are handmade by traditional people of organic materials. We stand behind the quality of our product and the aesthetic of its design. If our product fails you in any way, we will do what it takes to make it right.
We take great pride in the quality our carved jewelry, organic jewelry, earrings and wood jewelry. please let us know if there is anything we can do to make it better.
Western Bohemian wooden earrings
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Western Bohemian : Wood Jewelry