This South American woodis rare on the market and is in limited supply. Our stock exhibits dark stripes through rich tannish-brown withsome red.The woodresembles striped Ebonyor for the boards with lesscontrast, Brazilian Rosewood. It is dense (heavier than Brazilian Rosewood & East Indian Rosewood), closed grained, and non-porous. Ease of workability, stability in service, and beautiful finish are among the best attributes of this premium hardwood. Jewelry boxes, humidors, furniture, instruments,and other fine articles can easily be made into superb woodworking projects.