Nice beaded necklace made out of vegetable ivory. Vegetable ivory is a material made of a palm nut, a nut that has the hardness and the color resembling to the elephant ivory. This nut can be carved, polished and dyed with natural colors, so some beads and figurines can be produced to make jewelry items. Handmade necklace carved out of the nut of the Hyphaene Benguellensis ventraciosa palm tree. The necklace measures 8 inches ( 21 cm) in diameter.