My uncle, who has always been a great lover of this wood, creates simple keychains using pieces of the olive tree from the annual tree pruning. With the same template that he uses to make funny magnets, he cuts out the shape of the keyring with the reciprocating saw, which he then models with sandpaper. With the drill, he affixes a small hole on each keyring to be able to insert later a cotton thread that weaves and knots or a semi-rigid steel cable and a stainless steel ring.
To have an even smoother final effect and a vivid colour, it buffers them with oil which reduces water absorption. They are all unique pieces all handmade by himself only and really practical, solid and long-lasting.
With my keyring I every day open the front door from the last five years already. Its shape makes it easily recognizable when I look for it in my bag, especially when I don’t look into it.
Whoever holds an olive wooden craft has love and respect for nature.
If this one chooses to buy an artisan piece, has the awareness and respect the work and talent of that man or woman who made it.
Gift wrapping and packaging
All crafts are safely and nicely wrapped in handmade envelopes recycled from magazines, decorated with paper ribbon. Please do let me know which item of your order is a gift. I will make a special wrap for you. Would you like to attach a message? I can write it for you.
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