East Indian Rosewood

The wood is hard and dense with coarse texture and unique striped figure.  East Indian rosewood is comparatively difficult to work because of its high density and interlocked nature. The wood glues and finishes well as the final product. Hence, it’s essential to take care during the working process.

The frequency range of Rosewood on both the ends of tonal spectrum is excellent. East Indian Rosewood is popular among musically rich tonewoods. East Indian Rosewoods offer high-quality bridge blanks. It has a natural wood aging process that allows efficient sound transmission and bright tone. It’s one of the most stable hardwoods that assure excellent bridges for classical or acoustic guitars.

Wood speciesEast Indian Rosewood
Scientific name Dalbergia latifolia
Weight590 kg/m3
ColorPale pinkish brown to dark reddish brown
TextureUniform and medium texture. Straight, irregular, interlocked or wavy grain pattern.
ShippingRequires Export Permit
RecommendationsExtensively on acoustic guitars.
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