Ebony Wood Beads
Ebony wood beads characteristically have a fine, tight wood grain, which needs a very nice polish. Some ebony beads are referred to as Tiger Ebony and have a combination of brown and black shades that form a banded pattern. Ebony is typically black, though there are many types of ebony and even more types of black ebonies. There is red ebony, white and gray ebony. The term Black Ebony refers to the color of the wood while White Ebony refers to the color of the grain as well as the color of the sapwood.y is noted as being among the most prized of all woods for its beauty and density. In fact, the French word for ebony - ebene - comes from the name of this region. The wood is used in the construction of musical instruments, especially the piano. It is also used in the manufacture of guitar necks and jointing.