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