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Purpleheart - Peltogyne pubescens

Purpleheart

Botanical name: Peltogyne pubescens

Origin: Brazil
Weight: 880Kg/m3
Cutting: 2 square edged boards 150mm and wider 1900mm and longer.
Dryness: Kiln dried
Other names: Amaranth, Pao roxo, Violet wood, Morado.

Dull brown when freshly cut quickly turning to an amazing deep purple on exposure. We buy selectively to ensure the most intense colouration.

Popular for woodturning, archery bows and for detail in cabinet work.

Please refer to the Catalogue or Timberline's Shop for up-to-date prices.

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Latest Industry News

CITES Update 2017

From 2nd January 2017 if you wish to export articles that are partly or fully made from newly listed species of Rosewood, Padauk and Bubinga then the export will need to be accompanied by a CITES re-export permit. It is possible that the importer/customer of the article may need to apply for a CITES import permit from their own authorities and this should be investigated before the export happens.

Read more about the new CITES regulations here.

 

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