Fossil Palm Root is one of the most unusual and beautiful stone. Petrified wood is from the Greek Rootpetro meaning "wood turned into stone" is the name given to a special type of fossilized remains of terrestrial vegetation. It is the result of a tree or tree-like plants having completely transitioned to stone by the process of permineralization. It exhibits a flame-like pattern in lovely swirls of dark and creamy white. Keeping and understanding of ancient history of roots, Fossil Palm Root is a variety of chalcedony and is very hard, filled with beautiful firey flames. Each stone has a beautiful and unique pattern vary from black and a light brown/beige/cream color, result in contrasting colors and the pattern, much better in to see it in person. This material not to be confused with inexpensive tumbled cabs. Often cut by hand and has a very luxurious feel to it. Just look into the firey, smoky depths of this amazing stone and you will feel mesmerized. A spectacular wild flames of fossil palm root petrified wood, they are as sexy as cream pouring into coffee. This stone is well on both side and perfect for one-of-a-kind exclusive handmade jewelry.