One of several rosewood species from Madagascar. It has beautiful color and grain, a sweet smell, and is very easy to work and stable in use. It is a very close match to true Rio or Brazilian Rosewood (Dalbergia nigra) and as such is much in demand for musical instruments, especially guitars.
Due to this item being on the CITES list, we are only shipping this species to addresses in the United States.
These have opposing quartersawn faces and are air dried for 25 years.
Item Number: IW34329