Agarwood is “The wood of Gods”, which is so expensive product. Agarwood market products have upper golden lower bran of its quality. All of us know Vietnam is the capital of agarwood. The rule of immutability is you get what you pay for. Of course in that market has real products and fake products. You are an excellent buyer. How to buy real agarwood? How to buy real products in the Vietnam agarwood market? Where is agarwood distributed in Vietnam? Where can you buy agarwood in Vietnam? You will find all of the answers in this article.
Classification agarwood in Vietnam
Now a day, there are many types of agarwood of quality and products on the market, but product quality is not the same. Because it is dissimilar about the geographical location, botanical species, the age of the specific tree, geological deposition, etc.
As usual, agarwood has two types. They are wild and cultivated agarwood. Of course, the wild agarwood is better than cultivated agarwood because of difficult to find it. For an experienced woodsman, they get the trip to Forest to find agarwood for so long time. It may be from 10 to 30 days or more than. They try to find the agarwood before they return. That trips sometimes pay off, sometimes is nothing.
Another way, Vietnam has been planting agarwood tree for a long time, but not all tree give agarwood, agarwood tree needs 5 years for flowering and setting fruit, and wait for it makes agarwood, in general, agarwood tree needs a lot of time to set agarwood, as long as possible is the best choice for this tree.
According to research, Vietnam has three types of agarwood species,: Aquilaria banaensae, Aquilaria crassna, Aquilaria baillonli. All of them are special agarwood botanical and give special quality products.
In addition, geological sediment makes agarwood different from quality and deposition. The result that There are 3 types of agarwood distinguished by sediment geological. They are “yellow soil sink”, “black soil sink”, and “red soil sink”.
How to distinguish Vietnamese agarwood
In Vietnam, we can find out two types, including Kynam( Calambac) and agarwood. From two types to produce many different productions. For example, Kynam, Agarwood chips, Agarwood bracelet, Agarwood oil, Agarwood incense, Agarwood collection, preparations of agarwood, etc.
Talk about the real agarwood, the wood grain is clear, easy to see, and distinguishable to the naked eye, moderately dark colors, the scent is sweet, light, and faint. The smelling is spreading throughout space and dissipate long. The scent stays in an enclosed room for about five hours, The scent of agarwood will leave other items in the room. This wood is left in the air for a long time, it does not lose its scent.
In addition, Agarwood is soft, difficult to work with fine arts, so artworks make from real agarwood will be very expensive.
The fake agarwood is completely different from the real agarwood, it has another name-calling “Black Magic Wood”. The structure of black magic wood is about like agarwood. how to recognize. We can distinguish them by smelling and see the darkness site of the oil level. The fake agarwood of grain is not clear like real agarwood grain, because the manufacturing process is to dip the wood into the agarwood oil tank. For a long time, essential oils absorb into the wood grain. So when we see that wood by the naked eye, its color is dark, shiny, looks very attractive. When smelling it, it has a strong artificial fragrance, the scent is not sweet and light. If this wood left in the air for a long time, it will lose its scent.
In addition, The fake agarwood is very hard, easy to work with fine arts. So when you are going to buy an agarwood product, the price is more very cheap than the market price. Be careful, it might be “Black Magic Wood”.
Where can I buy agarwood in Vietnam?
Vietnam is a tropical country, there are forests widely to distribute throughout the country. You can find agarwood in forests or people find it in a stream, or in the underground.
According to statistics, You can find agarwood in the following places. The wild agarwood is still present in mainly tropical forests in Central Vietnam (Khanh Hoa, Phu Yen, Binh Dinh, Quang Nam, Hue, Quang Binh, Phu Quoc). The cultivated agarwood is growing mainly in Dong Nai, Quang Nam, and Ha Tinh.
Vietnam agarwood is selling in many places, both online and offline. There are many differences in price and quality in-store. On the internet, it is easy to find shops selling agarwood chips, agarwood bracelets, agarwood oil, agarwood incense, agarwood pieces used for burning, and agarwood collection,. Offline stores are many in tourist areas such as Khanh Hoa, Da Nang, Hue.
Although it has got many selling places, to find a place to sell the real agarwood with reasonable prices, commitments a good warranty is not easy. That depends on Who is a seller with professional ethics.
Because the agarwood price is so expensive, so many shops have the mindset of selling to tourists once without returning, so they sell very high prices and sell fake goods.
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