People buying holiday ornaments made from the preserved leaves of the fallen Wye Oak The Wye Oak was the honorary state tree of Maryland, and the largest white oak tree in the United States. Located in the town of Wye Mills, in Talbot County, Maryland, the Wye Oak was believed to be over 460 years old at the time of its destruction during a thunderstorm on June 6, will benefit AMERICAN FORESTS American Forests is a nonprofit conservation organization that promotes healthy forests and urban tree planting.
The organization was established in 1875 as the American Forestry Association, by physician/horticulturist John Aston Warder and a group of like-minded citizens . That's because each natural design sold during the holiday season will plant a tree in an AMERICAN FORESTS' Global ReLeaf Forest.
"Nature's Creations is pleased to make available Wye Oak leaf ornaments created using the natural leaves from the fallen 'Gentle Giant'" said Dennis Ray, managing designer.
The leaves, embellished with a burgundy silk bow, join variously sized pins crafted by Nature's Creations from the Wye Oak, which was the nation's largest white oak until it toppled in a June 2002 storm. The purchase of these Historic Leaf pins as well as other Natural Leaves and Commemorative Pins also will result in the planting of a Global ReLeaf tree.
Founded in 1976, Nature's Creations (www.naturescreations.com) designs, handcrafts, and distributes unique jewelry jewelry, personal adornments worn for ornament or utility, to show rank or wealth, or to follow superstitious custom or fashion.
The most universal forms of jewelry are the necklace, bracelet, ring, pin, and earring. and art from leaves and other natural items. Through a process called artistic electroforming Electroforming is a highly specialized process of metal part fabrication using electrodeposition in a plating bath over a base form or mandrel which is subsequently removed. the company captures the leaves in copper, then finishes the design with copper patinas or precious metals Precious Metals
Valuable metals such as gold, iridium, palladium, platinum, and silver.
Investing in precious metals can be done either by purchasing the physical asset, or by purchasing futures contracts for the particular metal. . Various sized Wye Oak leaf designs are available at www.wye-oak.com. Other examples of Nature's Creations' natural leaf designs are available on its website.