Ironwood (Angelim Pedra)

Trade Name: 
Angelim Pedra
Common Name: 
Ironwood
Scientific Name: 
Hymenolobium Petraeum Ducke
Origin: 
Brazil
Janka Hardness: 
3040

Angelim Pedra’s heartwood is a light, yellowish brown, while the sapwood is a pale brown. The grain of this wood is crisscrossed, and the texture is often characterized as coarse and randomly uneven. It has mineral deposits, known as pedras (stone in Portuguese), which is where it gets its name making Angelim Pedra distinctively both beautiful and incredibly durable.