Another of cherry plum wood characteristics is the tendency to break. So it is better to cook it soon as possible after cutting.
Areas with straight grain are easy to work with hands and small tools. Attention must be given when processing the knots in order to avoid tear out.
But given that rare specimens grow to larger dimensions it is just perfect for manual processing. And for making jewellery, especially bracelets. Sometimes small sized bowls.
But in jewellery its astonishing red perfectly contrasts pale shades of apricot as well as the dark nuances of Mediterranean oak.