Ziricote (Cordia dodecandra )
Ziricote is native to the Central American countries of Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico. It is a hard, dense wood, with a medium texture. The color ranges from reddish brown to dark brown with unusual black streaks. Ziricote is excellent for wood turning and carving. It works very nicely and finishes well to a high luster.These pen blanks are highly selected and represent the very finest grade. We have been exotic wood and burl importers for 30 years specializing in high grade fancy woods.The pictures are of representative samples. All these wood will vary a bit from pen blank to pen blank. These pen blanks may require further drying in your shop.Pen blanks are at least 3/4" x 3/4" x 5".