Vindolanda Wood Magnifying Glass

Vindolanda Wood Magnifying Glass £59.99

The handle of this beautiful magnifying glass has been hand crafted from 2,000 year old oak. 

Some of the larger wooden rafts uncovered during the excavation of the deep anaerobic layers at Vindolanda are not conservable and after recording these pieces they would normally be re-used as part of the backfill of the site. Local craftsman David Wayper has been able to create a bespoke range of Vindolanda souvenirs which are made using some of this 2,000 year old oak. All the proceeds from the sale of these items goes directly back to supporting the ongoing excavation programme.

Due to the nature of the wood used every item is unique and colour may vary slightly depending on the size and condition of the original piece of wood.  Each magnifying glass handle has the signature engraving of V in it.