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Purpleheart wood is sourced from the Solomon Islands. The wood has a naturally rich purple color. The grain pattern is generally fine and has very straight lines. Although difficult to cut at high speeds, when worked correctly, a beautiful and long lasting finish is created.
The grain is usually straight, but can also be wavy or irregular. Has a medium texture with good natural luster.
This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices or on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.