Ziricote also known as Ciricote, this rare species is only found in a small portion of Central America on the Caribbean coast. Trees are commonly 15-20″ in diameter with heights of 45-75′. The tree produces an edible fruit and beautiful orange yellow flowers.  The wood is prized locally and is used for carvings, furniture, and… Read more »

Pink Ivory

Pink Ivory wood, a sacred wood of Zulu chiefs in Southern Africa, has long been treasured as a rare wood.   At one time, it was said to be rarer than diamonds.   The wood grows in various parts of Africa, and takes hundreds of years to reach a size suitable to make a bowl blank.  It… Read more »