Rare Olive – Handmade wooden jewelry
Wood accessories that are mindfully made for the eco-conscious consumer.
Why We Love this brand
There is ingenuity within the designs, with styles that are versatile that can be worn in multiple ways. Each piece is mindfully made, with the use of sustainable materials. Extra attention is paid to the reduction of waste.
We Asked the brand...
WHAT IS YOUR brand's VISION FOR SUSTAINABILITY?
Our mission is to create modern, sustainable, high quality products. We are always looking for ways to reduce waste within our making processes and providing a product that we can feel proud of. Rare Olive hopes to be part of a movement that strives to make meaningful connections through fashion. We provide a sustainable aesthetic for people who gravitate towards good design, slow fashion, and supporting local.
Full Brand Story
Rare Olive is owned and operated by Canadian maker, Nicole Gagnon, who creates wooden jewelry and accessories out of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Creator Nicole’s passion for wood stemmed from an admiration of her grandfather’s carpentry skills as well as from working with her husband, another talented wood worker. These combined experiences have led her toward the knowledge she now has of different woods and grains. Since the woodworking and fashion industries are not commonly seen together—Rare Olive creations are truly rare and unique.