Incense burner / joss stick holder / natural wood
A hand carved wooden incense joss stick holder. Made from wood that we collected from a Holly tree when doing ‘Halo Clearance’ under a veteran Oak tree.
The item has been smoothly sanded on the ends and back and has a very smooth gouge finish in the ash collection channel. It has then been given a coat of wax to bring out the beautiful grain and the stunning detail of the wood while still retaining the natural essence of the piece.
Dimensions - 25cm long
gorlech are Claire and Paul, woodcrafters based in rural West Wales.
This ring box was hand-crafted by us in our home workshop from wood we sourced ourselves whilst managing a local woodland. We are passionate about the importance of woodlands and the role that wood can play in shaping a more sustainable future.
Wood is a unique, in that – if harvested correctly - it is a completely sustainable, carbon-neutral and zero-waste material. It is also warm, tactile and inherently beautiful. Our ancestors knew this, and we hope to follow in their tradition by providing high-quality, hand-crafted alternatives to the mass-produced items sold in big stores across the globe.
By purchasing this ring box you will be joining us on our journey to put wood back in our homes and our hearts, as well as doing justice to that all-important ring.
The item you receive will be the item in the displayed photos.
Care and maintenance information - As this ring box has been waxed, to care for it simply wipe over with a damp cloth or duster (never submerge in water).
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Many of our products are made of surplus, recycled or 'waste wood'. Consequently there may be marks, blemishes and splits on the product, but these will not compromise the structural integrity of the item (i.e. we do not sell products that we think will break with normal use!). We think that these marks, blemishes and splits are what gives our pieces their individual and rustic charm.
We only use paints, oils, waxes and varnishes that meet current UK Safety Standards to bring out the best in our wood products. Where an item is intended for food use, we use ‘Raw Linseed Oil’ (which is safe for this purpose and doesn’t leave an unpleasant taste which could contaminate food). Items with evidence of woodworm have been appropriately treated.
Our wooden or painted candle / tealight holders are designed for use by responsible adults only – never leave a naked flame unattended.
The very observant of you may notice that items on our site have an individual number on the back – our products are NOT mass produced, we only sell hand-crafted items that we make or upcycle ourselves.
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