brazilwood


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For instance, the rediscovery/reinvention of brazilwood still incorporates its historical value as exported object while being reclaimed, which both denies and affirms this value.
1534: The brazilwood in the captaincy [the first subdivisions of Brazil] and any spices or drugs of any type found there shall belong to me [King Joao III, r.
Todaro English: False sandalwood, Indian brazilwood, Indian redwood, Sappanwood 18 Cassia sophera L.
If your heart is set on red in your tattoo, ask around to see if any tattoo parlors in your area are willing to work with non-metallic organic pigments that lend a red color such as carmine, scarlet lake, sandalwood or brazilwood.
Brazilwood made a cheap red dye, but one which rapidly faded; madder produced a more consistent russet red colour.
66) Brazil as a name for America first appeared on the map in the planisphere Orbis Typus Universalis Tabula, produced in Venice in 1511 by Jeronimo Marini, although the name Rio de Brasil, arising from the discovery of brazilwood at that location by Goncalo Coelho and Amerigo Vespucci during their voyage of 1501-1502, appeared earlier on the Cantino mappemonde of 1502.
Premium cachacas are aged in a variety of woods, including chestnut, brazilwood and almond.
Holmfirth-based Rowan Yarn has created a range of knitting yarn from 100% organic cotton that uses natural dyes such as Brazilwood and Madder.
Pan Ferro, Pernambuco, Brazilwood, Violin tree (Caesalpinnia echinata): Native to Brazil.
And Brazil would like increased protection for the tree after which the country was named: brazilwood or pernambuco (Caesalpinia echinata).
The devout evangelical Catholic pulls a brazilwood rosary from his pocket and explains that whatever power he derives from his convictions, it allows him to continue a very successful living at something most in their right minds wouldn't -- and shouldn't -- ever attempt.
Portuguese colonization policy for Brazil was prompted initially by a different set of factors, namely competition from French merchant interlopers whose interest in brazilwood and incitement of native Americans would, it was feared, lead to permanent settlements.
Bloodwood, of satine, is also called Brazilwood, which can be confusing, since so many woods share this name, including pau ferro (Guilandina echinata).
The juice [of the brazilwood tree], prized by dyers in Europe, was applied to wool, cotton, and silk.