Rare & beautiful Australian Fossil Peanut Wood 13-15mm oval beads (ETB00593)


Fossil Peanut Wood

"Peanut wood" is a silicified (petrified) wood, generally of a black/brown colour with numerous white borings, which were made by a marine wood-boring bivalve, Teredo. This petrified wood was called peanut wood because the patterns resemble peanuts.


Dimensions of beads:

Size: 14 x 18.5 x 9.5 mm  
- this is only an approximate, the size varies slightly.

Length: 16 inches

Finishing: Polished

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