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It's a wood called pernambuco that comes from the forest -- the coastal forests of Brazil.
For the Landolfi-inspired violin, Kishony mixed up a varnish solution consisting of ground-up madder; pernambuco, which is a traditional dye wood; and grain alcohol.
A block of pernambuco is so heavy that it won't float; that's how dense it is.
"Artists and instrument makers have banded together to rescue Brazil's imperiled pernambuco, the source of bows for violins, violas and cellos."
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