Shield shaped brown polka dotted semi precious gemstone Petrified Palm Wood designer cabochon 32 mm long by 25 mm and 5.5 mm thick.
Beautiful golden semi precious gemstone Petrified Palm Wood, Palmoxylon, from Louisiana. These designer cabochons have tan and black areas and a great polka dot pattern! Some of the cabochons seem to have moonscapes or sceneries.
Petrified Palm Wood is actually a pseudomorph-chalcedony replacing the wood.
Therefore Petrified Palm Wood is a member of the chalcedony family with a hardness of 6.5 to 7. Petrified Palm Wood cabochons take a great polish and wear well.
Metaphysical Properties: Petrified Wood is called the stone of patience.