African Blackwood Plate

African Blackwood (Mpingo) is one of the most sought after wood species in the world. Only one cubic foot of this exotic material weighs 80 pounds. It is pest proof, water proof and fire proof. Known as "The Original Ebony", this wood was used by ancient Egyptians as utensils and instruments. It is the most coveted wood for instrument makers to this day.

Ladies and gentlemen that natural black color has not been painted or manipulated.This is a unique and individual piece. No two pieces are the same. This particular plate is made out of the mystical African Blackwood tree which came from East Africa.

This would be a great decorative housewarming present or perfect for a professional desk.

3/4" thick x 8.5" wide; approximately 2 lbs

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