Lignum Vitae (Argentinian)

Lignum Vitae (Argentinian)

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fresh cut lignum viate on right aged with patina on leftMuch like Osage Orange and Bois d’ Arc are virtually the same, just from different parts of the world, so too are Guaiacum and Argentinian Lignum Vitae. Lignum Vitae, or the Tree of Life, is an Iron Wood, that has a myriad of uses. From being one of the best self lubricating bearings for wet environments, to medicinal tea, this wood is a highly valued resource. It’s also the heaviest wood in the world. It was used as the main prop shaft bearing on the USS Nautilus, the  world’s first nuclear powered submarine as well as most of the Liberty Ships during WWII.

When fresh cut, Lignum Vitae has a tan coloration. Due to its overabundance of wax that makes it such a good self lubricating bearing, we do not need to add a finish to it. This means that as your dice ages they will take on vivid green patina. This typically takes from a few days to a several months depending on the stock we receive. In general the older the item made from Lignum Vitae is, the richer the green coloration will be.

 

NOTE: we now clear coat the lignum vitae dice with lacquer, which draws out the deep green color to the surface immediately.

 

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Type of Dice

4dF, 4d6, 5d6, 6d6, 1d20, 10d10, Full Polyhedral Set

5 reviews for Lignum Vitae (Argentinian)

  1. […] #3: Argentinean Lignum Vitae – another butterfly shape yo-yo. this one is heavier than the ziricote as lignum vitae is one of the worlds heaviest woods. This yo-yo will turn a rich green color over the next few weeks. […]

  2. […] exotic wood. The last in the set has been smiled upon by Fortuna herself, a d20+ crafted from The Tree of Life and engraved with twin #20′s. All thee dice will come in a compartmentalized laser cut […]

  3. […] fans! That day has finally come. You can also select from Blue Mahoe, Bloodwood, American Holly, Lignum Vitae, or you can even choose to have your Life Counter made from English Bog Oak pulled from the bogs in […]

  4. […] Frezeler tersledi! Teknik değil zor ne de yoğun ağaç etrafında, bu ayrım ait iken lignum vitae , Marblewood mermer gibi … iyi gibi sert olduğunu. Aslında ben onun adını karanlık […]

  5. […] this run we have several full polyhedral sets of dice including, Poplar, Lignum Vitae, Ivory Wood, Purple Heart, Bloodwood, Bubinga, and Chakte Viga as well as a couple of dozen […]

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