Ziricote

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Ziricote is a popular and visually stunning exotic wood which belongs to the Central American countries. It’s well known for the spiderweb or landscape grain pattern. The wood is hard and dense, which is good for turning and carving objects. Ziricote is quite expensive, approaching the cost of some Ebony species.

Ziricote has a rich and deep bass with sparkling highs. The tonal quality of Ziricote is similar to Ebony, but a bit darker. It’s well-known for its unique aesthetic and spectacular sound. It has a lighter and very balanced tone. Ziricote is an ideal choice for acoustic guitar headplates because of its density and hardness. Ziricote headplates assure both visual and sound quality.

Wood species Ziricote
Scientific name Cordia dodecandra
Weight 805 kg/m3
Color Medium to dark brown with either green or purple hue intermixed with black growth rings.
Texture Medium to fine texture. Straight to slightly interlocked grain pattern
Shipping No restrictions
Recommendations Acoustic and electric guitars