Occurrence: South America, especially Brazil and Bolivia
Use: exclusive furniture, high quality interior design
Character: The colorfulness and structure of rosewood create a lively picture. Thus, the strong basic shade can vary between yellow-reddish and violet-brown. In rosewood, the purple-violet to black often wavy zones often alternate with deviations such as the so-called ears. The light yellow sapwood can provide vivid contrast. Uneven distribution of color streaks can cause the wood appearance to vary greatly.
Special features: Exclusive and attractive are synonyms for the veneer appearance of rosewood. All rosewood species have vivid, floral or striped veneer patterns. The elegant brown base color ranges from red to purple to black. The liveliness of the image is created by purple-violet to black-brown color zones / stripes. Due to these manifold characteristics, rosewood is one of the most exclusive and beautiful woods in the world.