Each item in the Uncommon Collection meets five important standards. Here's how Knock on Wood Knocker qualified for the Collection:
A new twist on the classic phrase, this interactive piece invites you to knock on wood whenever you want to bring little luck into your life. The pewter hand is designed on a spring mechanism connected to a block of solid oak, making it a fun addition to your desktop and a sure conversation starter.
Responsible Business Practices
Creatively Yours, design partner of manufacturer Exclusive Design, provides high quality, handcrafted gifts that support American businesses.
Exclusive Design, the manufacturer, pays employees a starting wage of $11/hr., which falls within 10% of Providence County's living wage.
- Local (Rhode Island State) minimum wage: $9.60
- Federal minimum wage: $7.25
- Living wage of Providence County: $11.97
paid time off
Exclusive Design provides two weeks of vacation and holidays off, with five days paid sick leave.
recycling primary/secondary materials
Scrap metal is remelted and reused. Packaging is made of recycled materials and is recyclable.
Exclusive Design and Creatively Yours do not have charitable giving programs, but meet all other Collection criteria.
Environmentally Friendly Materials
Lead-free pewter, an allow consisting primarily of tin, as well as oak wood, both natural source materials.
Kraft boxes and paper are made from recycled materials and recyclable.
There's one place—and only one place—where you'll find the Knock on Wood Paperweight: UncommonGoods.