Philippine ebony


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ebony

Wood of a number of tropical species usually distinguished by its dark color, durability, and hardness; used for carving, ornamental cabinetwork, etc.
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Instead of a traditional coffee table in front of the sofa, slabs of kamagong, or Philippine ebony, are topped with glass.
While most kamagong (Philippine ebony) furniture tend to warp over time, the four-poster bed with a ledge was covered with extra-thick wood to suggest solidity.
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