In the Bible, Book of Genesis, is a tree in the Garden of Eden whose fruit imparts eternal life. This tree in many cultures and religions represents the branching of families, cultures, consciousness and species. However different we may be, we all come from the same roots. Made in America by TierraCast® of metal both lead and nickel free. This is a great button for almost any project with a shank generous enough to fit up to 2.0mm leather. See how we used it with Irish Waxed Linen in Odyssey.