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Earlier in November 2019, I received a call from F, who we work with
-"Trent, I got something special for you."
-"What is it?" I asked
-" A death sandalwood log !" F told me with excitement
-"Sor,ry F. I am not really interested in any sandalwood at the moment."
-"This is not any ordinary wood you have seen, this log weighs heavier than the usual, and it is denser."
-"Don't you get it, this log is ancient and solid. Older sandalwood means better creamier fragrance. Better yet it was dead; no tree cut down."
-"it sinks underwater, it is sinking quality," F said
-"Hahaha, I think you got it mixed up. Sinking quality is a term we used for Agarwood, why did you use it here?"
-"Because when I cut a small piece of the log, put it into the water, it sinks. What should I call or name it, Trent? Judging its appearance, I know it is good, it is solid and heavy."
-"Interesting, most young sandalwoods on the market are floating, OK, show me what you got"
My phone vibrated
-"OK, F, how do you know it was a dead tree," I asked
-"The hunter told me."
-"OK, F, I am interested, how big is this log."
-"Not much, Trent, only a few kgs, but the price is way above market price."
I had not seen this before, so I thought I would give it a go. Besides, if this is just wild sandalwood, I would have hesitated because it means more tree had been hewed, which was not the case here. I told F before, and I was only interested if it was from a dead tree. I could be wrong; the hunter could lie to us to get the business. Unfortunately, it was too difficult to verify if the tree was dead when collected.
Long story, short, after some back and forth, and we got a deal.
So, I was told this was a rare log from a dead old sandalwood tree. It is time to see how unique it was or what so special about it.
We made a small 6-mm bead to verify what the hunter said about its sinking quality (this term was usually used in Agarwood, not sandalwood).
I had a 16mm sandalwood bead in stock so I would like to find out what was going to happen if I dropped them into water. Here are the two beads placed close to each other
"Beauty of the Death
Standard Sandalwood Bead
The standard one is 2.7 times bigger and 14 times heavier than the "Beauty of the Death"
I knew you were excited to find out as well as I was, so let's get straight into the point. Ready 1, 2, 3...
Why? Because the density of the small one is denser than water while the large one is less dense. So the hunter was telling the truth. I got what I paid for.
Being rare and limited quantity, we decided to make some 6mm of sandalwood 108 mala and 16mm bracelet. This collection is limited.
If you had been collecting sandalwood beads for a while, you would have seen many high-quality pieces of sandalwood. I can assure you, these mala and bracelets will steal your heart and supercharge your spirit every time you sniff it. Better yet, sandalwood is insecticidal. It means mosquitoes to will fly away from your arm when you have this bracelet on. Isn't it a beautiful thing to have?
Sandalwood lovers: you might have seen and tested many sandalwoods before, but I be, you would fall in love with these beads once you tried this. Being this rich, creamy and spicy woody in 108 mala and bracelet, it is undoubtedly quite rare to experience this.
If you are a couple, this holy scent bracelet will help you to connect better. The scent from this sandalwood mala is mega penetrating, long-lasting creamy woody. Once you open the package, you can smell it at a distance of 10 cm approximately.
Once you and your partner wear these sandalwood mala or bracelets, the scent would become part of yours, intertwined with your soul, and purified your spirit.
Number 1: on the market, this is the most popular colour. These are young smell nice and light.
Number 2: This is a quality good aged piece of sandalwood bead. Reddish colour, its scent is strong and creamy.
Number 3, and 4: Tenacious, intense, siking, creamy incense scent, darker colour, and heavier feeling when you wear. If you put more than three pieces together in a closed container overnight, the next day, when you open the lid, and take a sniff you would be transferred to a different world, a world of happiness. At least, that is what I experienced.
Weight around 17g
Weight around 37g
Weight: around 11g
Weight: around 27g
If you an agarwood lover and quickly glance at this bracelet, would you guess this is a sandalwood bracelet? If I told you this bracelet is made from sandalwood, you might not believe it because it does not look like anything on the market.
If I told you it was Agarwood, some of you might even believe it. Have a look at them yourself
Both are 27g which one is sandalwood beads?
I leave the answer to you.
Owner was friendly and easy to deal with. Order was prompt and I am happy with the purchase.
This a special wild aged sinking grade sandalwood. Colour and weight is definitely noticeable. But however the aroma is quite subtle when you wear it. It does give out some scent when its closed in a jar for few days. Trent is extremely helpful and always answers to your queries. Definitely a good experience to deal with him. For the rarety of the wild sinking grade, this beads are worth it.
Thank you, Trent, for had spent time listening to my stories. I really appreciate and enjoy our conversation just now. Thank you so much again for telling me a bit about yourself and the jungle bath benefits. Thank you and I will try my best to share your website with my friends( Trustworthy Website ) and continue support with sincere!! Best Regards S Lee
I’ve done more than 3 purchases with Grandawood so far. This particular purchase is unique. Well, every purchase is special in a way. What I like about this? It’s wild, it’s old, and it smells really really good. I only wish they have 8mm. Bought a pair! Will be back for more amazing items for sure. Ivan