this bowl has had one coat of natural stain
on the left, from the bottom, red oak, padauk and pine, white oak, goncalo alves, walnut, bird's eye maple (sparse eyes), yellow verticals are pau amerello
on the right a closeup of purpleheart surrounding a lamination of hard maple veneer and walnut veneer
from the top, zircote, ash, purpleheart, veneer laminate, purpleheart, ash, walnut, padauk, walnut, padauk and pine, and red oak on the very bottom.
This "bowl" will have holes drilled in the shallow top so as to be a dried flower holder.