Harmony - Koa Wood
Harmony - Koa Wood
It is a rare wood found only in the Hawaii Islands, where it is considered sacred. The wood is highly coveted for its beautiful curly grain with a cat’s eye like effect to it. Koa wood is a tonewood used to make high quality musical instruments, especially guitars. It ranges in color from a gold to deep russet to chocolate brown. Harvesting a live Koa tree is illegal as it is a protected species and only dead or decayed trees can be sold to license holders. All Bean & Vanilla Koa wood comes from legal sources.
Band Width: 18 mm
Case Diameter: 38 mm
Band Length: 8 inches
Display Type: Analog
Watch band can be adjusted by removing links.
Koa Wood is legendary in Hawaii, and is revered and sacred to the Hawaiian Islands. Traditionally used to bestow gifts to royalty, it is regarded as one of the most beautiful and exotic hardwood. In Hawaiian language, Koa means brave, bold, fearless, warrior, and is symbolic of courage and strength. It was used for canoes, surfboards and body boards by Ancient Hawaiians. Koa trees are protected, and BEAN & VANILLA wood is only harvested by licensed entities.
BEAN & VANILLA watches are fitted using only Crystal Sapphire, the second hardest substance on earth next to diamond. It rates 9 around the Moh Scale and is just behind diamond which measures 10. Do not be fooled, other watches boast of strength and durability using mineral glass, but only Crystal Sapphire can truly be scratch-resistant and least prone to shatter, giving you an unblemished look and longevity for your watch.
- BEAN & VANILLA wood watch offers only the finest quality wood watch can offer and only use SAPPHIRE CRYSTAL (found only in LUXURY watches) in all of our designs. We design and create inspirational, functional and transcendent of time pieces. We build quality products that inspire people back to nature because we believe that Nature isn’t just out there, but a part of You!
- COMFORTABLE, NATURAL DESIGN: From our skillful craftsmen who have worked with wood for over 20 years, you can rest assured our wood watch delivers one of the highest quality present today. Our watches are designed in Honolulu, Hawai’i and inspired by the natural beauty and ancient symbolism found throughout the Hawaiian Islands. This watch features light weight wood combined with a logo-stamped stainless Steel push-button deployant clasp.
- EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY AND DURABILITY: We use only the best materials for our watches. The dial is made of Sapphire Crystal - the most resistant crystal there is. It’s the second hardest substance on earth that only a diamond can scratch it. The date is displayed on the face of the watch. Internal workings use Citizen Movement, a refined and accurate Japanese design. Size can be adjusted by adding or removing links. Each watch comes with a Bean & Vanilla stamped box.
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