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Blog > The Allure of Purple Heart Wood and It's Use in Making Accessories

The Allure of Purple Heart Wood and It's Use in Making Accessories

Deep in the heart of Central and South American rainforests lies a hidden gem—Purple Heart wood. Boasting a vibrant hue, this unique wood species has been embraced by artisans for its beauty, durability, and versatility. In recent years, Purple Heart wood has found its way into the world of fashion and accessories, being used to create stunning wood watches, wallets, and bracelets, and many other types of wood accessories. 

Purple heart wood, known scientifically as Peltogyne, is an exotic hardwood native to Central and South America. Its name is derived from the deep purple hue that emerges as the wood ages and is exposed to air and light. With a delicate, straight grain and a unique texture, Purple Heart wood is a favorite among artisans and craftsmen for creating unique pieces that stand out in a crowd.

At Treehut, we also love working with the gorgeous hues of the purple heart wood. Our best-selling wooden watches are made using Purple Heart Wood and even some unique accessories. Let’s take a look at some of our most loved purple heart wood watches and accessories: 

Mission Purple Heart Gunmetal 

This exquisite timepiece boasts an octagonal case featuring a precise Purple Heart wood inlay and gunmetal brushed stainless steel. The dial displays elegant hour markers, polished silver hands filled with white Super-LumiNova, and a sky blue accent for a refined touch. This watch offers style and functionality with running seconds, a 30-minute chronograph counter, and a legible date window.

Purple heart watch with gunmetal accents for men

Paradise Purple Heart Pink Quartz 

Designed for ladies who love nature's vibrant hues, this 38mm timepiece features a Purple Heart wood case and strap, a genuine pink quartz dial framed by a rose gold bezel, and a matching Purple Heart wood second window at 6 o'clock. Find paradise in every moment with this elegant and minimalist watch.

Paradise purple heart watch handmade wood watch for women

Tao Black Marble Purple Heart 

A perfect blend of real black marble and natural Purple Heart wood, this timepiece features a dual dial encased in a layered Purple Heart wood and a black stainless steel case.

Purple heart wood watch handmade with black marble half dial

This watch offers a unique design with two vertically placed sub-dials for 24-hour military time and date, along with mountain index hands. The three-link black stainless steel and Purple Heart wood band add a touch of sophistication to complete the look.

Effortless Purple Heart Wood Wallet 

This RFID-blocking wallet is crafted from natural wood and high-quality aluminum and has a sleek and minimalist design. The primary cardholder includes stretchable elastic webbing that can hold up to 10 IDs and credit cards, making carrying your necessary cash and cards effortless.

Purple heart wood wallet RFID blocking wallet

Cascade Purple Heart Bracelet 

A luxurious work of art that combines black stainless steel links and Purple Heart wood, this one-of-a-kind bracelet is expertly handcrafted for comfort and style. The handsomely cascaded design is perfect for any occasion, whether you're dressing up for a formal event or looking to add a touch of elegance to your everyday wear.

wooden bracelet made with purple heart wood

Purple Heart wood is an extraordinary material that boasts a stunning appearance and exceptional durability and versatility. Artisans have created truly distinctive accessories that blend sustainability, fashion, and functionality by incorporating this exotic wood into watches, wallets, and bracelets. So, the next time you're looking for a unique and eye-catching accessory, consider embracing the enchanting allure of Purple Heart wood.

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