We are working to help resolve critical social problems and address basic unmet needs through innovation.
We do our small part
with an approach that has the potential to be efficient, effective and sustainable. We are a socially conscious company that employs extremely talented seamstresses in Nepal to break the cycle of poverty in areas with limited job opportunities. Our mission is to help support fellow artists.
Rubberwood lumber is typically taken from rubber plantations where the trees are tapped for latex, and harvested at the end of their useful life cycle—typically after about thirty years.
Rubberwood, also known as Para wood or Hevea brasiliensis has been planted extensively in Indonesia for more than one hundred years in plantations across Sumatra, and Java...If the growth of the timber business has led to rapid deforestation, then the growth of the rubber tree plantations as a sustainable industry for the Indonesians may well redress the balance.
The production of latex becomes uneconomical once the trees have reached the grand age of about 25 years and traditionally were felled and burned, but under an Indonesian legal wood incentive, we take that timber and turn it into beautiful toys.
For every tree that is cut down another is planted in its place so ensuring a continuous supply.
Rubberwood is homogenous with a pale light cream colour with a good straight grain, making it really suitable for accepting the water-soluble colours that we have developed with our supplier.