This item sold on December 15, 2011.
Snakewood is an incredibly beautiful wood which originates mostly in Suriname, South America. The specific gravity is around 1.2, making it one of the worlds hardest woods. It's markings, which resemble those of a snakeskin, give this small, relatively rare timber its name.
Features: Straight grain; fine, even texture; deep reddish-brown with irregular, horizontal black markings.
These are about 7.5" long.