Is Whitby Jet Monkey Puzzle?
Is Whitby Jet Monkey Puzzle? The simple answer is NO, Whitby jet is NOT monkey puzzle wood. Often Whitby jet is quoted as being formed from trees similar to the Monkey Puzzle tree, Araucaria araucana, this, however, is simply untrue and has arisen from a confusion in the taxonomy of paleobotanical specimens in Victorian times…. Read more »