Based in Portland, Oregon Shwood creates handcrafted wooden eyewear using fine exotic hardwoods. Shwood’s in-house manufacturing process merges precision technology with classic skilled craftsmanship to create a timeless art form. Every step from veneering and precision lens cutting, to shaping and finishing is conducted in our own Portland-based workshop to promise an entirely handcrafted eyewear piece.
Inspiration is easily found but rarely encapsulated. Schwood new stabilization process freezes the beauty of nature in time and preserves natural elements in their current state.
Using high-pressure resin casting and their hand-made processing technique, they’ve taking elements from some of the most awe-inspiring environments in the world and transformed them into one-of-a-kind wearable art. Just as every inspirational experience is unique, so is every handmade piece of this series.