Rosewood furniture

I do not know when to start, the market spread a wide variety of rosewood materials: pear, grass pear, big pear foolish people can not tell. So these seemingly similar material in the end what is the difference, we have to how to identify them?

Distinguish between two steps

Look: pear wood or implicit or is, vivid, like the shape of wheat, crab claw pattern, to carefully observe whether it is clear, natural, smooth. Yellow rosewood heartwood and sapwood color differences, heartwood was light yellow, golden yellow, reddish brown, dark brown and other shades of color, often with dark brown stripes; sapwood was brown or light brown. Cut some sawdust with the knife to observe the color, cut off the broken end, on the water, there will be a layer of the same as the oil, sparkling faint light.

Rosewood pattern compared to yellow pear is less change, the pattern slightly scattered, there is no tricks, and the lines are not enough fine, brown eyes coarser.

Grass rosewood wood coarse, brown eyes are too large, yellow and dry color and no luster. Relative to the "pear", the grass rosewood than coarse, brown eyes large.

Large yellow pear shiny, with a slight woody; structure more delicate, uniform. Hard wood texture clear, dark brown or purple-brown stripes in the grain, such as the clouds, but also visible "face" pattern, the appearance resembles Dalbergia.

Smell: pear new pimples pungent spicy Pooh, place for some time, a light scent. Large yellow pear with a slight woody. Rosewood is a long mellow aroma, people also donated it a reputation - fragrant pear.

Another very important point is that if the shape and decoration of an old furniture presents the characteristics of the late Qing Dynasty, this piece of furniture is more likely to rosewood, to carefully screened.