BOTANIC NAME: Diospyros crassiflora hiern.
COMMON NAMES: African Ebony, Black Ebony.
ORIGIN: Central and Western Africa.
DESCRIPTION: Ebony wood is the African black gold. It is very hard and it has a great finished in the lathe. It is spectacular for turning and excellent to combine with other woods. The Ebony wood is used in certain level of carving and decorations. This wood is fragile to the weather conditions.