Pink Ivory ranges in color from a pale brownish pink, to a bright, almost neon pink, to a deep red. Typically, the most valuable pieces of Pink Ivory are a vibrant pink. Pink Ivory can commonly be seen with a curly or fiddleback grain pattern, further enhancing its visual impact. Pink Ivory has a pronounced blunting effect on cutting edges, and it’s fairly difficult to work in board form. Tearout can occur on figured or quartersawn sections during planing. Pink Ivory is much more common in applications involving carving or turning, and it turns and finishes well. Common uses include carving, veneers, inlay, knife handles, billiard cues, chessmen, and other turned objects. Pen Blank approx. 5/8" - 3/4" square x 5" - 6" long.