Bois de Rose (24mm)

$65.00

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Product Description

NOTE:  This listing is for the brush handle only.  For a finished brush, please select a knot from the Premium, Standard or Synthetic selections in the Knots category listing.

The handle is shown with a 24mm knot for presentation purposes.

This brush features a handcrafted handle by Robert Quinn from Bois de Rose wood.  This sought-after and prized hardwood is only found on the African island of Madagascar.  Bois de Rose is French for “rosewood” and it is in the true rosewood genus Dalbergia.  The heartwood color is a vibrant magenta or reddish purple, sometimes with darker violet-black streaks.  The overall color tend to darken with age to a deep purple to nearly black.  The wood is strong and heavy and is used extensively by luthiers for  the building of  high-end guitars..

 

Handle – 58mm

 

 

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