Kingwood is from Brazil and is a true rosewood. One of the finest members of the dalbergia family, the heartwood is a mix of purple and rose with white sapwood. Usually not found in wide or long material, it is best used for musical instruments parts, knife handles, cue sticks and inlays.
- Dense wood, specific gravity is higher than 1.2
- Extremely tight grain
- Holds its color
- Used for fine veneers