(SPL00063) Petrified Peanut Wood from Australia oval beads


"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: (measurement is approx) small: 16x21x10/ large:17x22x10.5mm Length of this strand: 435mm Origins: Australia

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