Rosewood Rio, Jacaranda

Rosewood Rio, Jacaranda

Trade Name

Brazilian Rosewood, Rio Rosewood, jacaranda

Similar Woods

East Indian Rosewood Honduras Rosewood Cocobolo, Santos Rosewood

Origin

South America

Range

Eastern Brazil: Bahia to Rio de janeiro, lower tropical rain forests. Dalbergia nigra was classified as one of the species threatened with extinction at the Species. Protection Conference 1992 in Montreal and has been protected since that time (Species Protection Class I, like ivory). Trading is absolutely prohibited. Only old stocks may be marketed with the "Cites Certificate" and special approval.

Uses

Highest quality architectural woodwork.

Colour

Red