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What makes rosewood furniture good quality?

Known in China as huali, rosewood is considered the finest hardwood and is prominently seen in luxury furniture from the Ming and early Qing dynasties. The exotic wood was favored for its durability, rich coloring, and distinctive grain. It is as collectible now as it was then.

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