of New York from African ebony
with a 2-inch, 14-karat, hand-decorated gold head.
The so-called true ebony, African ebony
is Diospyrus crassiflora and has less contrast in color than Macassar ebony.
The site says the canes were made of African ebony
wood by J.F.
It has an average weight of 53 pounds per cubic foot while African ebony
has an average weight of 63 to 64 pounds per cubic foot.
This wood is also called African ebony
, and it grows in the areas of Southern Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon and Zaire.
When you think of a dark wood, you probably think of ebony, and for good reason -- African ebony is believed to be the blackest wood that grows.
Macassar ebony, unlike its relative African ebony, comes chiefly from the Celebes Islands of Indonesia.