Old-growth wood

Most new lumber is cut down from tree farms that produce wood as quickly as possible. Loch sunglasses are made from old growth wood that has many important advantages ultimately leading to a higher quality pair of sunglasses. Old growth virgin forests were densely packed creating more competition among trees for light and water. These trees therefore, grew more slowly creating very tight growth rings. Compared to similar species or wood from today’s tree farms, the old-growth wood in your Lochs are:

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