Petrified Black Palm Root is from Indonesia. A very hard stone with contrasting earthy colours and tones against stark black.
Also known as fossil palm root or petrified palm wood this occurs naturally in red earthy tones as well.
It’s wonderful display and mix of patterns resemble swirls of creamy flames rising up against a black background. It makes wonderful jewellery and display pieces as it is very hard and resistant to wear and tear.
The words Petrified wood mean “wood turned into stone” and is the result of a tree or tree-like plant being transitioned into stone by a process of permineralisation.
All spheres come with a free wooden stand as pictured or you can choose from a range of hand crafted, natural stone stands.