Whispers of Wood was established in 2016 with a range of handmade chopping and serving boards for kitchen and entertaining use. Some customers shared that they were concerned that their steel knives would damage their beautifully made board. So, designer and craftsman John created a range of wooden bladed knives to solve their dilemma!
Whispers of Wood uses local small businesses to source high quality woods. Their English woods are often supplied by local tree loppers and dried in their on-site kiln. They only purchase woods which are not listed in the CITES Appendices (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) or on the IUCN Red List (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) of Threatened Species.
At iapetus we spend a lot of time carefully sourcing and picking the pieces we offer. Everything you see has been crafted to a high standard, ethically sourced, be that made in the UK or fairly traded from our International artisans, and lastly is quirky and unusual - something which should surprise, delight and inspire you to gift buying greatness!