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Luxury ConnotationPlay
Ebony wood is often associated with opulence and high-quality craftsmanship in furniture and decorative items. SlideThe craftsman chose ebony for the piano to ensure both beauty and luxury.
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Endangered ResourcePlay
Be aware that ebony is an endangered species, so ethical and environmental concerns might arise when it's used. SlideDue to ethical concerns, some musicians prefer instruments not made from ebony.
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Historical SignificancePlay
Ebony has a rich history, especially in ancient Egypt, where it was highly valued for making artifacts. SlideThe museum's Egyptian collection features an intricately carved ebony chest.