All our products contain natural wood, from all over the world. Each type of wood has its own colours, grain, hardness and beauty. In selecting wood types we only take the best, sustainable sources that we can find. Discover the range of wood types used and their characteristics.
Acacia wood is characterised by tones of brown, red and gold. The structure is known for its gentle alternation between lighter and darker pieces, with a visible glow. Lines are typically straight, but circular shapes are common.
Ash is light-colored, smooth-grained hardwood that primarily comes from North America. Its structure is characterised by straight and regular grains, rarely alternated with curls and rings. The color tone can vary from beige to light brown.
Ebony is characterised by a deep dark, and almost black hue, with soft deep dark red tones. Due to the dark color, the visibility of the structure is often difficult. The structure is characterised by lighter, usually straight, strips that are uniformly distributed.
Maple wood is a popular type of wood that can be found all over the world. We use a sturdy maple wood from North America. The structure is formed by straight-running lines of a light brown shade, with the occasional wave, providing the wood type with a soft character.
Olive Wood comes from the fruit-bearing olive tree and is a strong and durable wood type with a fine uniform texture with moderate natural luster. It has a distinct, fruity scent when being worked. It has a range from light to deep brown tints and has a distinguishable feature of an oil-like grain pattern.
Purpleheart wood is one of the hardiest and most sturdy woods in the world. It is extremely dense and watertight, and is very durable. Upon exposure the wood becomes a deeper eggplant purple. The grain is usually straight with good natural luster. Its appealing color becomes richer upon frequent use.
Sandalwood has several species that can be found all over the world, each with its own color. Typically sandalwood has a wonderful and unique smell, often used as scents and as notes in perfume. WoodWatches are made of two types of sandalwood, each owning a unique color and texture. Direct exposure to sunlight might change the wood color over time.
Walnut wood can either be a light or dark brown color. In addition, there are tones of grey and red often visible. The structure is characterized by straight lines that are frequently alternated with curls, rings and corners. Darker strips also occur with regularity.
Wenge wood is medium brown, sometimes with a reddish or yellowish hue. Its grains are generally straight (though sometimes wavy or irregular) and are accentuated by overlapping black lines which typically decorate the surface.
Mahogany is a tropical hardwood which is very fine and straight grained and has from pale brown to deeper reddish-brown color shade. Color tends to darken with age. Texture is medium and uniform, with moderate natural luster.
Kosso wood is characterized by various tones of deep brown, light red, and gold. There is a gentle flow between its light and dark shades. This gives the wood a natural glow. Lines are usually straight, but circular shapes are also common.
Teak wood is considered a noble wood, due to its high durability, soft aroma, color and resistance. It has a golden or medium brown color, which darkens with age. Its grain is straight, though it can occasionally be wavy or interlocked. Apart from its natural beauty, teak is one of the most valuable of all woods.
Monzo wood is recognized by its rich, reddish brown or deep brown color. It is very hard and resistant to the passage of time. The wood is characterized by a lighter grain running through it. Its deep color becomes richer and deeper upon frequent use.
Zebra wood is recognisable by the light brown color with a structure of dark brown lines that are clearly visible. The structure represents the print of a zebra, containing straight lines that are frequently alternated with unique turns and slight curving.
Oak wood comes in a number of hues, but its grain pattern is quite unique, which makes it one of the easier species to recognize. It has a long history of use around the home dating back to pre-colonial times and remains every bit as popular today.
Leadwood has captivatingly beautiful rich chocolate-brown to black figuring and fine uniform texture. Color tends to darken with age. It is one of the largest trees in Africa and is known to be very dense and heavy.