In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Unlike previous doors he had passed which were flimsy and made of cheap, laminated wood, this one was unscratched and made of stained rosewood.
- In the middle of the vanity was another object made of rosewood - a jewelry box, I'd presume.
- An elephant pulls teak and rosewood logs at the Pak Lay Sawmill.
- The box was fashioned of antique burnished rosewood, with brass cylinders and myriad bells all working in perfectly refined unison.
- It represents the most lavish use of rosewood veneer known on any Charleston surface with the exception of the sounding board of Saint Michael's pulpit, which dates from around 1760.
- Once in a while the really dense woods, such as boxwood and ebony can fool me, and I really have to work hard to tell the difference between Madasgar and Honduras rosewood.
- This year, three new wood veneers will be available for the back and sides: Hawaiian koa, big leaf maple, and Indian rosewood.
- It is a superb piece, made of mahogany and rosewood and inlaid with ebony spikes to the corners, raised on three lyre supports, each with splayed legs and brass lion-paw feet.
- The King John Library is a baroque delight, with acres of gold leaf, faux marble, rosewood and ebony tables and of course stacks and stacks of books.
- In later years, he also used rosewood as a primary wood, as well as for crossbanding.
- For one, consumers have been told for years that the best instruments are made from precious tropical woods like mahogany, ebony and rosewood - the very species most in danger.
- A final photograph shows a less common tool, a wide smoothing plane constructed of heavy rosewood.
- There are 34 full-color photographs of beautiful gages made of ebony, rosewood, boxwood, mahogany, cherry, applewood, whalebone, ivory etc.
- The Indian furniture was usually of ebony, padouk, or rosewood with the floral borders and motifs either inlaid or engraved on ivory veneer.
- Made of rosewood with mahogany as the secondary wood, it includes brass stringing on the top and sides and an inlaid flush brass escutcheon and central brass plate.
- Many rococo revival etageres were made from imported rosewood because the beautiful grain patterns followed the lines of carved decoration.
- Intricately handcarved rosewood and handmade lace are art forms passed down from generation to generation.
- It also features a combination of Brazilian rosewood and Ceylon satinwood veneers.
- The desk is of mahogany, bird's eye maple, rosewood, and leather.
- In the first half of the eighteenth century ebony rosewood, and padouk were inlaid with floral designs ivory that was then engraved and highlighted with lac.
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