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The university invested in central California vineyards, Central American teak forests, a cotton farm in Australia, a eucalyptus plantation in Uruguay, and timberland in Romania.
The brand also makes solid sticks of body butter, in scents like teak rose and lemongrass vetiver.
Kourtney Kardashian has 12 Jeanneret teak conference chairs in her dining room and two more in her home office — each worth anywhere from $6,000 to $10,000 (talk about sitting on a small fortune).
The casually elegant decor includes a velvet sofa paired with teak tables and vintage rope chairs, which bridge the connection to the outdoors.
The London dealer Robert Young Antiques has a wonderful 1921 British railway clock, crafted in teak to withstand the weather.
The forests of Madhya Pradesh are mostly teak, but in scrubbier areas closer to villages the hardwood gives way to eucalyptus and Coromandel ebony, its leaves used to wrap the local cigarettes, known as beedi.
The centerpiece is the cabin floor, which has been laid with teak wood, as has the cargo floor.
The restaurant comprises three teak houses built by Jim Thompson, the legendary American businessman who vanished in Malaysia in 1967.
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