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Is there a definite source stating that Seraphina's wand is made of swamp mayhew with Rougarou hair core? The one provided only states that her wand is "purple with a jewel set into it".

The purple coloring of her wand from "Fantastic Beasts", along with its similarity to an existing design from Alivan's Wandmakers for "Purpleheart wand with a jewel set into it", would indicate that the wand may actually be made of Purpleheart - not swamp mayhew.

PhoenicisLunae (talk) 22:19, August 26, 2016 (UTC)

Hey, it comes from this article under the 1920s Wizarding America section which states that Seraphina Picquery's wand was made by Violetta Beauvais, who the article states always made wands with swamp mayhaw wood with the secret core of rougarou hair. I will add it as a source to Seraphina Picquery's wand page! --Kates39 (talk) 22:57, August 26, 2016 (UTC)
Thank you for updating with the source. However, the purple coloring of the wand is baffling. Swamp mayhew - which is part of the hawthorn family - has brown-colored wood. Unless the wand was painted a purple color, it would not be purple (like Purpleheart). I'll see if I can contact Pottermore about this discrepancy. PhoenicisLunae (talk) 01:37, August 27, 2016 (UTC)
Presumably the wand is covered in some type of varnish. This would explain colour differences between the wand as it appears in the film and the natural appearance of swamp mayhew wood. Starstuff (Owl me!) 19:51, December 4, 2016 (UTC)

The book is describing the wand from an out-of-universe perspective, meaning that the "wand" is made of swamp mayhaw, while the "prop" is made of ebony. It's warranted a mention in a "behind the scenes" section, but not otherwise relevant to the article. Ninclow (talk) 01:15, December 4, 2016 (UTC)

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