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Snakewood

Salem Barker

2016    Size   H: 13 in  W: 6 in  D: 6 in  

In a private collection

Brosimum guianense is the true name for Snakewood, which is also commonly referred to as Letterwood or Amourette. This slow growing tree can only be found in Suriname, a South American country. It is one of the hardest (4th hardest) and heaviest woods on earth.


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