Redgum Burl Vase - Redgum Burl
The Redgum Burl Vase could not come from anywhere else in the world but Australia. Apart from its being made from Redgum, an iconic Australian timber, its design is inspired by our big red centre, our landscape of droughts and...
Coolibah-Burl Carved Bowl - Coolibah Burl
Burls (those round lumps on the sides of trees) of this size are increasingly rare, coming as they do from very big old trees. The unique and massive burl from which this bowl was carved came from an old Coolibah,...
Burls are also known as 'burrs' in the US and in the UK. It forms on tree roots, trunks and branches as a result of the abnormal development of bud growth cells. They appear as wartlike lumpy growths, roundish in shape and covered in coarse bark. Burls contain twisted, compact wood that is tougher than the wood from the rest of the tree.