RARE TAMARIND WOOD (FROM AFRICA) CUSTOM FOUNTAIN PEN

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  • Item Category: Tools
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 06, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House

A BRAND NEW BEAUTIFUL HANDTURNED TAMARIND PARKER STYLE FOUNTAIN PEN

This beautiful pen is a custom hand turned TAMARIND WOOD PEN by "Shepard’s Points"

Native to tropical Africa, the tree grows wild throughout the Sudan

The tamarind, is a slow-growing, long-lived, massive tree and reaches, under favorable conditions, a height of 80 or even 100 ft

The sapwood of the tamarind tree is pale-yellow. The heartwood is rather small, dark purplish-brown, very hard, heavy, strong, durable. It bends well and takes a good polish and, while hard to work, it is highly prized for furniture, sides of boats, knife and tool handles.

The wood that is used in making this pen has beautiful black stripes in the wood that make it a definite and rare one of a kind beauty!

Tamarind is a very beautiful and unique wood. We choose our suppliers very carefully to ensure that they practice safe harvest and strict conservation of this valuable resource.

Tamarind is the perfect wood for our creations of outstanding pens. It absolutely radiates a subtle beauty.

Shepard's Points pens have been featured in many conservations organizations such as Ducks Unlimited, Buck Masters, etc.

I also have a good selection of exotic woods that I can custom make any item that you need or want!! This
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