Shop our collection of Antique Rosewood Furniture from the colonial era in India. Local craftsmen used exotic hardwoods such as rosewood, mahogany and satinwood, because these were particularly suited to the climate. Unlike softer woods, like pine, that tended to warp in the tropical humidity, these woods stood up to the most extreme conditions and were readily available. Rosewood is a very dark brown hardwood with an almost black wavy grain.
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