In recent years there has been a worldwide trend of sustainability and connection with nature. And this has crossed over to timepieces, specifically in wristwatches.
What was usually made with stainless steel and precious metals, watches are now increasingly made with wood. Sometimes the just the individual components such as the dial, case, bracelet and sometimes the whole watch, watches are now made with bamboo, maple, ebony, zebra wood, acacia, sandalwood and among others.
A lot of different wood watch brands also have launched in recent years, ranging from budget brands to upscale luxury watches. Here we review what we think are the best wood watch brands.
Jord watches have the natural dark sandalwood beautifully hand-crafted from raw materials and pretreated with tung oil.
Started as bamboo shirts from the Caribbean and now caters to merging organic natural aesthetics with modern finishes that last a lifetime
Watch brand based in Copenhagen, Vejrhoj watches delivers a beautiful and elegant design of merging rose gold stainless steel with natural walnut and ebony wood.
San Francisco based and is worth looking as this brand offers high quality Japan quartz movement. You can also request them to engrave messages on each watch for a unique experience.
Developed in Italy which provides 100% natural wood watches made from reclaimed and repurposed woods from all around the world.