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Palm Jasper Round 10-11mm

Palm Jasper Round 10-11mm
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16" strand $7.70 OUT OF STOCK
½ strand (loose) $4.25 OUT OF STOCK
Item # 22896

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More about Palm Jasper

Palm Jasper, the state stone of Texas and the state fossil of Louisiana, is petrified palm wood. Our palm jasper beads contain wonderful weathered wooden hues of cream, gray, brown, and black. Each palm jasper bead truly looks like a fossil! Most beads have small holes in them, but these are not a flaw, they're part of the stone and in our opinion, they are what make palm jasper truly unique.

Petrified wood (from the Greek word petro, meaning “stone”) doesn’t actually contain any wood at all! It is actually stone, usually a silicate mineral such as chalcedony, that has replaced the structure of a tree that died millions of years ago. The petrifaction process occurs underground, when wood becomes buried under sediment. Water flowing through the sediment deposits minerals in the plant's cells and as the cells decay, stone takes its place. Petrified wood can preserve the original structure of the ancient wood in all its detail, down to the microscopic level.

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