Member of the rosewood family, has a stunning color ranging from light red to a deep brown dark purple with black streaks.
It is a hard and heavy wood, textured fine and uniform.
Kingwood, Brazilian kingwood, Violet wood, Violete, Violetta.
An exquisite black color with some spot light grey or beige, it is a very heavy and very hard wood (sinks in water) of very fine and uniform texture.
Central and Western Africa.
Ebony, Mgiriti, Msindi (Tanzania), Omenowa, Kanran, Nyareti, Kukuo, African Ebony.
Wooden pink to Brown, with reddish tones. Soft medium weight and uniform texture.
Its pleasant aroma is a natural repellent for insects, thanks to this feature, and to its higroscopia. It has been used over centuries for the manufacture of humidors.
Central and South America.
Cigar Cedar, Sour Cedar, Royal Cedar, Red Cedar, Acajou, Cigar box Cedar, Spanish Cedar, American Cedar, Brazilian Mahogany.