· Michael Michaud's unique Boxwood Jewelry features hand-patinaed bronze leaves accented with elegant white fresh water pearls. Certain styles are available in gold plate over bronze. Molded directly from a real boxwood plant (Buxus Sempervirens) in order to capture every detail ; The original model was made from cuttings taken at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate. The slow growing dwarf variety is close clipped (a custom that begin in Roman times) to make decorative edgings. Boxwood is an attractive evergreen that can reach heights of thirty or more feet. A portion of the sales of this design goes to the support of George Washington's Mount Vernon. Each piece of Michael Michaud Boxwood Jewelry is handcrafted in New York City.
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