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Irish Bog Oak Wooden Stylus Pen with Chrome Finish

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This Wooden Bog Oak stylus pen is a balanced pointer with a soft rubber tip custom designed to mimic your finger and it works whether you’re left-handed or right-handed. The stylus keeps your touchscreen free of fingerprints and smudges as it gives increased control over any touchscreen operation. It's perfect for sketching, drawing, gaming and photography apps, or any use where you need a finer degree of control. The stylus includes an integrated clip that attaches to a pocket in your bag or a pencil loop inside your case. This stylus is compatible with the majority of tablets and touch screen phones.

I just love the idea of the combination of this ancient Bog Oak wood and the modern stylus for modern technology.

 

 

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IRISH BOG OAK

Bog Oak is a rare timber, which is excavated from deep underground, usually as a by-product of turf cutting, or land drainage. The wood varies in age, usually between 2,000 and 6,000 years old, (the Queens University in Belfast have recorded 4000-bog oak and other ancient oak timbers that spans 7000 yrs). The wood has been preserved due to the unique conditions of the turf bogs, which waterlog the wood and keep it free from sunlight and oxygen, which would cause it to decay. The chemistry of the bog also reacts with the wood and transforms its colour. When the wood is brought to the surface it petrifies becoming a deep black and almost steel hard. The Bog lands of Ireland and County Fermanagh, (where this Bog Oak originates) are a vast treasure trove for a unique material more ancient than the Pyramids of Egypt that has been naturally preserved for thousands of years. One of the most valuable and scarce commodities that exist in the workshop is Bog oak. This timber is inextricably linked with Irish history and is one of the more majestic woods used in turning.

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