Brazil wood or Pernambuco isa rare exotic hardwoodthat is a burnt reddish-orange color. It is noteworthy that Brazil was named after this wood due to the fact that the vivid orange and burnt red colorsof the wood closely resemble thesoil of Brazil.Uses include but are not limited toorange dye, stringed instrument bows, and fine boxes. This is a very stiff wood that is the wood of choice for instrument bows.A glass like finish can be obtained for stunning articles! This wood was identified asCaselpinia echinata by the USDA Forest Products Laboratory in Madison Wisconsin. We are really fortunate that we can offer this unique historic wood! We CANNOT ship this wood outside of the USA.