Amboyna Burr

Probably the most expensive burr in the world. This beautiful exotic timber is used extensively for fine furniture and smaller exclusive pieces. Because of its tight burr figuration it is ideal for glasses . The heartwood varies from light yellow, through golden brown to brick red in color. As with all wood species the grain will vary from one selection to another so each pair will always be very individual.

Amboyna Burr

Probably the most expensive burr in the world. This beautiful exotic timber is used extensively for fine furniture and smaller exclusive pieces. Because of its tight burr figuration it is ideal for glasses . The heartwood varies from light yellow, through golden brown to brick red in color. As with all wood species the grain will vary from one selection to another so each pair will always be very individual.

Macassar Ebony

A famous and well documented wood Macassar Ebony Veneer is used for high-end cabinetry, musical instruments and other small specialty items. It take a high polish extremely well adding to its beauty. The most expensive concert pianos are still made with ebony. It is a very desirable wood for carving and fine art works. Most Ebony trees grow in warm places such as India and Sri Lanka but Macassar Ebony like the ones used at Campbell Marson grows specifically in Africa and is now a protected species and only available is small quantities.A

Macassar Ebony

A famous and well documented wood Macassar Ebony Veneer is used for high-end cabinetry, musical instruments and other small specialty items. It take a high polish extremely well adding to its beauty. The most expensive concert pianos are still made with ebony. It is a very desirable wood for carving and fine art works. Most Ebony trees grow in warm places such as India and Sri Lanka but Macassar Ebony like the ones used at Campbell Marson grows specifically in Africa and is now a protected species and only available is small quantities.A

Fir Burl

A very rare and expensive wood species and not many fine cabinet makers even discover it in their lifetimes. However this is really due to the fact that is also very new on the commercial market and hardly anybody knows much about it, including us ! But we have tested it rigorously and have discovered it makes a very beautiful and attractive pair of frames. It has lots of knots and brown lines which give character to this pearl of a wood. Campbell Marsons favorite species.

 

Fir Burl

A very rare and expensive wood species and not many fine cabinet makers even discover it in their lifetimes. However this is really due to the fact that is also very new on the commercial market and hardly anybody knows much about it, including us ! But we have tested it rigorously and have discovered it makes a very beautiful and attractive pair of frames. It has lots of knots and brown lines which give character to this pearl of a wood. Campbell Marsons favorite species.

 

Figured Sycamore

A particularly nice feature of sycamore is that it takes stain really nicely making it easy to colour. We can therefore offer this species in many different tones . The sycamore we use is a European grown wood and the best Figured Sycamore comes from the North of England and Scotland. It used to be very popular many years and we intend to bring it back.

Figured Sycamore

A particularly nice feature of sycamore is that it takes stain really nicely making it easy to colour. We can therefore offer this species in many different tones . The sycamore we use is a European grown wood and the best Figured Sycamore comes from the North of England and Scotland. It used to be very popular many years and we intend to bring it back.

Padauk

This exotic and beautiful wood is known for its deep red colour . It is the most famous African wood species but also grown in India and even in America. Extremely strong and finishes beautifully with gloss.

Did you know that Copenhagen airport has a wooden floor in terminal 2. It was fitted in 1960 using blocks of Padauk. It is still there today.

Padauk

This exotic and beautiful wood is known for its deep red colour . It is the most famous African wood species but also grown in India and even in America. Extremely strong and finishes beautifully with gloss.

Did you know that Copenhagen airport has a wooden floor in terminal 2. It was fitted in 1960 using blocks of Padauk. It is still there today.

Purple Heart Burr

This really does have the wow factor. Found in Central and South America, this exotic wood is a worldwide favorite, used in guitars and some furniture. Not an easy wood to work with and extra care is taken in the lacquering and polishing. Lots of names have been used for this special striking purple, violet coloured wood. Purpleheart has high bending and crushing strength and stiffness with medium resistance to shock loads. It is ideal for glasses as the grain pattern and colur of the burr is stunning.

Purple Heart Burr

This really does have the wow factor. Found in Central and South America, this exotic wood is a worldwide favorite, used in guitars and some furniture. Not an easy wood to work with and extra care is taken in the lacquering and polishing. Lots of names have been used for this special striking purple, violet coloured wood. Purpleheart has high bending and crushing strength and stiffness with medium resistance to shock loads. It is ideal for glasses as the grain pattern and colur of the burr is stunning.

Santos Rosewood

Santos Rosewood is considered to be among the most beautiful of all woods. Its colour can vary from red to orange to yellow to blue and you have different looks due to varied grain patters from tree to tree, which gives this species so much character. It grows in South America and has been used for centuries as one of the oldest woods in architectural crafts. We have some very rare rosewoods in stock, but because they are so old and have have no paperwork, they cannot be sold anymore. They are left for visitors to see and admire.

Santos Rosewood

Santos Rosewood is considered to be among the most beautiful of all woods. Its colour can vary from red to orange to yellow to blue and you have different looks due to varied grain patters from tree to tree, which gives this species so much character. It grows in South America and has been used for centuries as one of the oldest woods in architectural crafts. We have some very rare rosewoods in stock, but because they are so old and have have no paperwork, they cannot be sold anymore. They are left for visitors to see and admire.

Walnut Burr

Considered to be the most attractive variety of walnut and certainly the most popular for cabinet makers throughout the world. It is used predominantly for high end furniture and wood designs of all descriptions. As expected it makes a stunning pair of glasses particularly suited to sun glasses. Selecting frames with a wide arm is best suited to show off the beauty of this burr.

Walnut Burr

Considered to be the most attractive variety of walnut and certainly the most popular for cabinet makers throughout the world. It is used predominantly for high end furniture and wood designs of all descriptions. As expected it makes a stunning pair of glasses particularly suited to sun glasses. Selecting frames with a wide arm is best suited to show off the beauty of this burr.

Walnut Quarter Cut

Quarter sawn walnut is distinguished by its clean straight grain appearance. It will have a uniform brown appearance but when lacquered and it tends to lighten which is what defines walnut itself. Quarter cut walnut is considered a hardwood and relatively stable, so we use this for both inside and outside of our frames. Straight grained and smooth looking.

Walnut Quarter Cut

Quarter sawn walnut is distinguished by its clean straight grain appearance. It will have a uniform brown appearance but when lacquered and it tends to lighten which is what defines walnut itself. Quarter cut walnut is considered a hardwood and relatively stable, so we use this for both inside and outside of our frames. Straight grained and smooth looking.

Wenge

Wenge is an African grown wood and known to be extremely strong and heavy. As most of the exotic woods it is selected for its dark colour and dramatic appearance. Wenge is straight grained, and very coarse textured and but takes the finish easily. Commonly used for crafts and artistic and general purposes, but we think this will be a very popular wood for glasses.

Wenge

Wenge is an African grown wood and known to be extremely strong and heavy. As most of the exotic woods it is selected for its dark colour and dramatic appearance. Wenge is straight grained, and very coarse textured and but takes the finish easily. Commonly used for crafts and artistic and general purposes, but we think this will be a very popular wood for glasses.

Green Ebony

Using a blend of two and three different woods we can create the look and feel of macassar ebony which is harder to source. These popular engineered woods are more sustainable and easier to source than

Green Ebony

Using a blend of two and three different woods we can create the look and feel of macassar ebony which is harder to source. These popular engineered woods are more sustainable and easier to source than

Contemporary Grey

A perfect example of using a more available and sustainable wood to create grey, as the only type of grey wood that is available is a weathered reclaimed oak, which is not suitable for the making of luxury eye wear. Contemporary Grey has a soft delicate but dynamic tone.

Contemporary Grey

A perfect example of using a more available and sustainable wood to create grey, as the only type of grey wood that is available is a weathered reclaimed oak, which is not suitable for the making of luxury eye wear. Contemporary Grey has a soft delicate but dynamic tone.

Black Stained Koto

Originating from the west coast of Africa, Koto is stained dark black to produce a deep rich finish which is always one of the most popular for eye wear. Although the wood is relatively soft, layers of lacquring produces an incfredibly tough finish.

Black Stained Koto

Originating from the west coast of Africa, Koto is stained dark black to produce a deep rich finish which is always one of the most popular for eye wear. Although the wood is relatively soft, layers of lacquring produces an incfredibly tough finish.