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.
Made with top grade 316L Stainless Steel, this pendant features koa wood inlay in the center and a polished finish on the edges.
Stainless steel jewelry pieces are popular for their durability, lightness and scratch resistance. Stainless steel is not as strong as titanium, but it has a higher degree of scratch resistance.