Purple Heart also known as Peltogyne or Amaranth. Freshly cut the heartwood is dull greyish/purplish brown. Upon exposure it becomes a deeper eggplant colour. Origin: Central and South America.
American Black Walnut is a medium to large hardwood, native to the eastern regions of North America. There are two different components to walnut wood. The outer layer is called sapwood and the inner layer is called the heartwood. Walnut sapwood has a creamy white colour. The walnut heartwood colour ranges from a golden or light brown to dark chocolate brown colour, and sometimes with narrow streaks of a darker purplish-brown.