Red ivory wood
The wood Red ivory It has a core that varies from a pale pink to deep red. Its texture is yellowish. It has a very hard and heavy core.
Is a wood of the Islands Philippines. This species belongs to the family of the Ebony and his name botanical is Diospyros discolor. It is an extremely hard and heavy wood, with an important capacity of strength and stiffness. The heartwood has a color ranging from Brown to black and has a clear stripes of a yellowish-brown to a light brown or a grey-brown. Its texture is very thin and has a very shiny finish.
Varies from Brown dark greenish to the almost black. It usually has a fine texture and uniform, but it can tear with ease and be rough to the touch. FIBER: Interlocked and wavy.
Hardwood of intermediate texture, formed by strong contrast between the fibers that comprise. Well defined lines of dark brown and black, sometimes with reddish hues. With an amarilla-blanca sapwood, We found some pieces that combined heartwood and sapwood, with which we can obtain very colorful results.
Ebony is a wood whose colour is one of the most intense blacks who are known, and by its very high density (is an of the few Woods that will sink in the water, Since almost all woods have a density lower than the water), its fine texture and its polishability very soft is very valuable as timber.
It varies from dark red to reddish brown, with irregular black markings or black vertical stripes, that may appear well alone or along with speckled parts, has a texture fine and uniform.
A native species of tropical America, its wood has an excellent finish and is mainly used for joinery, carpentry, fine finishes and decorative objects.