Saturday, June 19, 2010
Rumour, Rumours ...Omas Bois de Rose
The Madagacar's Bois de Rose Noir is sometime as one of the most beautiful exotic wood is a rare and much sought-after materials by many good craftman for a very simple reason. It is hard, resistant and with a high porosity. It is deep red when fresh, but after the cut, it oxidizes to drak violot and black.
If you called Madagascar's Bois de Rose a rare woods, then Brazil's Bois de Rose should be called a precious wood. This wood has been the wood of choice used for a very long time by craftman for guitar backs.
Due to the intensive harvesting for many decardes, the Brazilian government and International Treaty banned export of this wood in 1991 in order to allow the remaining forests to recover.
During the XVIII and XIX centuries, it was strongly used by the French and English cabinet makers for inlaid works or veneerings because of its refined chormatic effects. Even today, Brazilan rose wood being a wood it is difficult to carve, it is still the essential for decorarve purposes, delicate inlaid works, precious jewels cases, and repair of ancient furniture.
Omas choose this exotic materials to combine with their harmonious shapes design of it Milord collections of pens, which comes in solid silver trim, give these new addition a elegant and refresh comptempory feel.
It is truely worth a consideration for those who love the truly unique and "handmade" product.