Main Mediterranean holm oak wood characteristics are its large specific weight and the associated highly dense structure and hardness.
The main disadvantage is the distinct tendency to crack during the drying process. So it is advisable to start with the hydro-thermal process immediately after the cut-off.
Durable and dense wood, not easy to work with. Interesting fact is that it sinks in water even when it is completely dry.
Holm oak wood offers infinite possibilities of designing large variety of items. In our opinion, the most elegant wood for jewellery.