Custom Steinway Wood Finishes
Options for creating a unique look to your Steinway

The STEINWAY CROWN JEWEL COLLECTION is an exclusive series of rare, fine veneers available in all STEINWAY grand models.

No single instrument is the same as another. Over and over, natural qualities within the woods gives rise to new veneer landscapes and colouration that never existed before and will never appear again. It’s because of this that every owner can enjoy a special gem that enriches the home in ways that go beyond the revered sound quality of a Steinway piano.

Finish Sample* Description
African Pommele This fine wood from Africa with unusual circular light reflections is characterized by its charismatic texture and has a powerful and intense luminosity.
Amber Wood The grain of Amber Wood varies from striped to lightly speckled, making each grand piano a true decorative gem.
East Indian Rosewood Originating from South Asia, the East Indies, and Sri Lanka, this precious tobacco-colored wood with thick veins stands out for its individual grain and a warm, deep lustre.
Kewazinga Bubinga Kewazinga Bubinga is a highly desirable wood from West Africa. Its unique, richly contrasting grain and soft, bright sheen give this piano a wonderful lightness and irresistible charm.
Koa Koa wood is unique to Hawaii and is not found anywhere else in the world. The color can range from reds to chocolate browns.  Koa has a fine grain with a medium coarse texture, but it is the figuring that sets Koa into a class of it’s own.
Macassar Ebony This very rare precious wood from Sulawesi has a fascinating texture with a deep black color and a reddish-brown that pulses with breathtaking power.
Tiger Mahogany Tiger mahogany, one of the most beautiful variants of exotic mahogany, is known for its striped appearance.  Its reddish-brown finish gives it a rich and handsome look.
Traditional Mahogany Mahogany wood is one of the world’s most stunning. Its wide board widths set it apart from other woods. Mahogany’s prized color, grain and texture have made it one of the most popular choices for Crown Jewel pianos.
Santos Rosewood Also known as Pau Ferro in Brazil, Santos Rosewood has a wide variance in color ranging from light tobacco to dark Violet.
Walnut Walnut wood is warm and rich in color. A dense, fine-grained hardwood, Walnut is perfect for a timeless look.
*Note: Please note that veneers are natural products and that each instrument is one-of-a-kind. Therefore, the pictures can only serve as a rough illustration of wood grain, pattern and color.

To request a quotation on any of these finishes in the Steinway Model of your choice, simply complete the form at the bottom of this page noting the finish and model.

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