Black Kamagong is a variety of ebony native to the Philippines. Its proper name is Diospyros blancoi, and it is also known as velvet apple tree, velvet persimmon tree, or mabola tree.
Like all of Dakota Stones items, our wood beads are top quality and sourced from the best ethically produced manufacturers. Natural wood beads have markings and color unique to their species. All wood beads on DakotaStones.com originate in the Philippines or Indonesia, and are indigenous to those countries. Our beads have not been dyed, treated, or color-enhanced.