Rare & beautiful Australian Fossil Peanut Wood 6-7mm round beads (ETB00987)


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:  6 - 7mm
- this is only an approximate, the size varies slightly.

Length: 16 inches

Finishing: Polished

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