***This product will take about 6 weeks for completion***
- Material: 14k Gold
- Width: 6mm
- Shape: Barrel
- Style: Hand Engraved
- Fitment: Standard
- Size Availability: All Sizes
A stunning piece of jewelry to add to your collection. This 14K gold ring is hand engraved with a beautiful Hawaiian Koa wood inlay. The inlay is set in a dome shape, making it a truly eye-catching piece. The ring is 8mm wide, making it a substantial piece that is sure to get noticed.
The ring set is beautifully crafted with the Hawaiian koa, which is a exotic wood that originates from the Big Island of Hawai'i. Different parts of the island yields a distinctive hue to the color of the wood. The beautiful colors ranges from yellow or greenish-yellow, through orange, brown, and red, to almost black, and hues of different colors can be derived from a single trunk. In the Hawaiian language "koa" means "warrior" which symbolizes strength, fearlessness and bravery. From the ancient Hawaiian outrigger canoes to the birth of the first ancient surfboards and ukulele, the koa wood deserves more than ever be a widely recognized as a symbol of prestige and coloring.
Each piece has been hand engraved, so other rings with the same design will differ in unique ways, making each piece truly one of a kind.
Old English is a mainstream Hawaiian jewelry design.
The dramatic design which brings together flowing waves, the sacred maile leaves, and the plumeria flower, (which represents graceful and wishing for the happiness of your loved ones) shows Hawaii's abundance of natural beauty.
Hawaiian jewelry history dates back to England during the Victorian Era, when Queen Kapiolani and Princess Liliuokalani attended Queen Victoria's Jubilee in 1887. At the Jubilee they were presented with solid gold bracelets, with their names cut out in Old English Lettering filled with black enamel. The Queen and the Princess were so enraptured with their unique gifts that they had similar bracelets made for other Royal members upon their return to Hawaii.
Today, Hawaiian heirloom jewelry is hand crafted, as it has always been. Although Hawaiian bracelets are the most traditional style of heirloom jewelry, more variations have surfaced over the years. Because of its timeless beauty, all the magic, tradition and pride of the Hawaiian culture becomes yours when you wear our cherished collectibles. It is why the people of Hawaii say, "To own a piece of Hawaiian jewelry is to own a piece of Hawaii."
A legacy was created and it lives on today, stronger than ever. The tradition has since continued throughout the generations. Hawaiian heirloom jewelry has been given as a gifts for special occasions such as birthdays, graduations and weddings. Heirloom jewelry will last a lifetime, and is often passed from generations. It is considered an honor to receive such a precious, personalized gift.
Your ring will be shipped directly from Honolulu, Hawaii.