Shade Metals

Species Specific Botanical Jewelry

red elm

Elm, Red (Ulmus rubra)

Sara & Cesar

NATIVE RANGE: Eastern North America

DESCRIPTION: Medium sized deciduous tree with a vase-like profile, leaves are toothy, serrated, and asymmetrical at the base, samara fruit.

JEWELRY: Branches foraged in early spring feature alternating buds, live casts in silver and gold.

elm trees in NYC Central Park dreamstime_xxl_27291728 copy.jpg

elm trees in NYC Central Park dreamstime_xxl_27291728 copy.jpg

IDENTIFICATION: Elms in general are quite easy to identify by their asymmetrical leaves. Notice the bottom of the leaves in this photo, all varieties of elms display this characteristic.