The Blackfoot River - Tree Ring Co
The Blackfoot River - Tree Ring Co
The Blackfoot River - Tree Ring Co
The Blackfoot River - Tree Ring Co

The Blackfoot River

Regular price$281.00

Fountain or Rollerball

“Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it” Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It

An inlay of the Blackfoot River, the river featured in Norman Maclean's "A River Runs Though It" decorates this pen. The river crosses 100 plus years of annual ring growth. It is filled with crushed lapis lazuli, a water blue gemstone formed during the earliest of time. The differences in ring widths show the climate, ecology, and history that shaped the last 100 plus years of Montana history. In 2018 the tree was harvested as part of a forest restoration project. See restoration photo below pen photo.

Tree Ring Fountain Pen features one of Germany’s finest semi-flex steel nibs (made by JoWo Berliner). Available in fine, medium, and broad. The pen comes with an ink cartridge, converter, and wood case with forest restoration/tree ring history display card. The first and last year of the tree’s chronology (1800's, 2018) are marked on the pen. It is not possible to add additional years or initials to this pen.

This pen can be made as a rollerball instead of a fountain pen, select option below.

Back Engraving: Please inlcude text at checkout.

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50 Annual Tree Rings- Est. 1973

Yes, the 1.5" tree used to craft this watch was a tiny seedling in 1973. Count the rings!

The Forest

Example of a sappling tree used for Tree Ring Watches. In the rugged mountains of Montana, where century old trees grow slowly, wood acquires extraordinary character. In our forest restoration work, we harvest thousands of small trees, only a few have the character to make the grade as a Tree Ring Co. piece.

Gift Box and Display

Each watch comes mounted on a small wood slab nested inside a cherry veneer box. When not being worn, the display stand allows the watch to serve as a small desk or shelf clock.

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The watch is fabulous. Looks even better in real life than in the images. The watch was for my husband’s 50th and combined his 3 passions: watches, wood and Wales.....

Orla- Wonga Park, Australia

The watch is so beautiful and exceeded my expectations. Even the packaging it came in is spectacular. I highly recommend this watch!!

Megan, California, USA

Absolutely excellent service. The watch exceeds expectations. This is one of the best shopping experiences....

Andrea, United Kingdom

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Back Engraving

We can custom engrave the back of the watch. Select "Back Engraving" with your purchase, and include text for engraving at checkout.