Trade name: Khaya Pyramid
Country of origin: Africa
Occurrence: West Africa, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Zaire, Angola, tropical lower rainforests and tropical semi-evergreen rainforests.
Uses: mass-produced furniture making (traditionally in England and the USA), decorative and exclusive furniture, decorative and elegant interior accents, piano and grand piano making. In lengths over 2 m high quality interior finishing; these are very rare in Khaya Pyramid Mahogany.
Character: The veneers of African mahogany, made from knot forks or twigs, are beautiful works of art that present themselves to the observer with mysterious contrasts of light and shade, very lively and fiery. The velvety reddish-brown base color with a slight golden shimmer intensifies the expressiveness and beauty of this image. Truly beautiful pyramid qualities are very rare and extremely valuable.
Special Features: Khaya pyramid mahogany is also called African mahogany, but it belongs to the magnolia family