When cleaning out a desk last week, I was reunited with this piece of smooth polished wood. The maker emphasized it was for meditation, NOT a worry stone.
Spalted Maple. What is it? Wood that has started to decay. “Botanical Designation: Not a distinct species of maple; spalting is a fungal discoloration caused by partially decayed wood.”
I bought it from The Wood Rasp Shop vendor at the Pittsburgh Indie Knit and Spin at the Ace Hotel.
In fact, I posted a photo of the maker and his other wood items for sale in November 2018-the post titled Not a Worry Stone .
(I did google worry stones and they can be purchased in bulk)