A birch is a thin-leaved deciduous hardwood tree of the genus Betula, in the family Betulaceae, which also includes alders, hazels, and hornbeams. It is closely related to the beech-oak family Fagaceae.
Spalting is any form of wood coloration caused by fungi. Although primarily found in dead trees, spalting can also occur in living trees
*Each wooden piece is hand crafted in Quebec city. No dyes are added, the pigmentation of the wood is purely (100%) natural. Only an organic flaxseed oil which contains micronized wax assuring its humidity barrier and approved for contact with food is applied as a finish on each piece. This flaxseed oil comes from Proulxville in Quebec. All the stainless steel bases are also machined by a local shop from Quebec city and the steel is solely from North American providers.