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Hertswood Ombre Box


These ethical boxes are handcrafted from Sweet Chestnut wood felled at National Trust's Ashridge Estate, Hertfordshire.

The shading effect on the wood is made by a process called 'ebonising'. This effect is created by rubbing a mixture of vinegar and iron onto the box which causes a chemical reaction with the tannin in the wood, the result turns the wood fibres black.

As these are handmade, there are slight variations in size and grain which makes each item unique.  

Each product comes with an information card telling you what kind of wood was used.

The vase measures approximately 85mm in length and 70mm in diameter.

Ingredients/Materials & Product Packaging

Materials - Sustainably Sourced Sweet Chestnut. 

Product Packaging - Recycled card and wood shavings (dependent on product).

Brand Story

Hertswood is Jonah Maddox, Herts based woodworker and tree fanatic. Inspired by trees and the stories they harbour in their grain, Hertswood set out to make modern, sustainable and ethically sourced kitchenware and home decor. Each piece is hand-made by Hertswood in Hertfordshire and comes with an information card telling you what wood was used, where the tree stood and why it came down.

Delivery Information & Packaging

Delivery Packaging - Posted in a cardboard box.

Delivery - 5-7 days.

Please note if you order from more than one brand expect to receive separate delivery packages.

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