Almost 400 billion trees make up the Amazon Rain Forest. Each one stands alone and yet is part of a complex, cooperative ecosystem. Through a vast root system and interconnected network, the trees of the Amazon communicate with one another to sustain its vital oxygen producing landscape.
Below is more information about the wood used to create our objects, which are all obtained sustainably from already uprooted trees.
Itauba trees grow up to 40 meters tall and yield a reddish brown wood that is uniform in its composition and structure. This exceptionally durable wood is stronger than both Teak and Oak. Its resilient and pleasing veneer makes it an ideal match for furniture, and its natural, dotted, dark black veining make it an excellent decorative choice.
Violete trees grow up to 100 feet and yield an orange to dark purply hue with black veining. The violete's naturally high luster and wavy interlocking grain make this Brazilian Rosewood an ideal match for smaller specialty objects.
With a deep purple, almost black, heartwood hue that's much distinguished from its light to yellow sapwood, this dense, smooth, durable wood is also known as Bannia or Saboarana.
Named bloodwood for its deep red-color, and satinwood due to its golden sheen upon polishing, the durable, rustic, burgundy hued Muirapiranga also has occasional smaller streaks of yellow from its sapwood.
These large trees reach up to about 45 meters and yield an orange toned wood when freshly sawn that darkens to chocolate brown. The distinct stripped texture and crisscross graining uniquely combine with flashes of darker mineral spots.
A durable wood of medium texture with straight or interlocked grains. This rich to light brown wood is often chosen for musical instruments, furniture, and sculpture.
With a golden to light brown hue, and a lighter blond heartwood, this durable resilient wood is top choice for for furniture. It’s interlocking and irregular grain also makes it a great choice for sculpture.