Origin: Alpine Europe
Cutting: Through and through sawn boards
Dryness: Kiln dried
Other names: Swiss Pear
An even pinkish brown colour with little apparent figure, super smooth in texture, and with a lovely dense surface. Many see the plainness of this wood as a virtue.
Pearwood is a popular choice for finely crafted items but is only available in limited lengths.
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.
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