Ebony Macassar - Wood for knife handles - ca. 12,5 x 3,3 x 3,3 cm . . . 072015
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Most African ebony has some brownish background
Other names: Cameroon ebony - Kribi ebony - Garbon/Madagascar/Nigerian etc. according to country of origin.
Distribution: A limited range in Southern Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroun and Zaire.
Uses: Tool, cutlery and knife handles, butt ends of billiard cues, piano and organ keys, instrument building and inlaid work.
Weight: aprox. 1000 kg/m3
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