What is ebony known for?
Because of its colour, durability, hardness, and ability to take a high polish, ebony is used for cabinetwork and inlaying, piano keys, knife handles, and turned articles. It was employed by the ancient kings of India for sceptres and images and, because of its supposed antagonism to poison, for drinking cups.
What Colour is ebony black?
Ebony is a very dark black color with undertones of brown and sometimes olive. Its name derives from the dark heartwood of the ebony tree, a native tree of India and Sri Lanka. Ebony wood is famously used for the black keys on a piano.
What color is close to ebony?
Colors similar to ebony
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