Purple Heart

This is a large(ish) bowl finished in Purple Heart. It is finished in …

Purple Heart (Peltogyne Venusa) from Brazil is a matt greyish/purplish brown just after cutting. After exposure to light (UV) the wood becomes a deeper eggplant purple. With age and further exposure to UV light, the wood becomes a dark brown with a hint of purple.

Purple Heart is not listed on either CITES or ICUN.

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