This is an amber carving, made very intentionally to look like a banana. More specifically one that's been around for a week sitting on the counter.
The stone itself is curved into the fruit shape, while keeping some of the brown surface inclusions visible.
Approximate size- 45.5 X 11.2 X 12 mm, 18 cts
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