"nothing to do but rearrange the papers on her rosewood desk"
Chess pieces made from Rosewood
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeChess pieces made from Rosewood - Credit: Jud McCranie
Rosewood is the term used to refer to a number of richly hued timbers that are usually brown with dark veining. Rosewood is a heavy, strong material, used to make furniture, guitars and flooring amongst other things.