By Christina Wilkie - 05/25/11 11:37 PM EDT
The tree fell over during severe snowstorms in 2009, but with a little help, President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have recycled it into a bevy of gifts for foreign dignitaries.
And on Wednesday, Prime Minister David Cameron was presented with a pair of magnolia wood and silver cufflinks. The back sides were engraved with Obama’s signature. (His very, very, small signature.)
Cameron’s wife, Sarah, also got a gift made of silver and magnolia — in her case, a bracelet with a wooden cabochon in the middle.
Keep an eye out for more magnolia as Obama travels to France on Thursday to attend G-8 meetings.