Beautiful Oregon Petrified Wood Necklace

 
 
This is a gorgeous necklace hand-made from polished Oregon petrified wood beads accented with sterling silver. The petrified wood is Miocene in age, or around 15 million years old. You can see the distinctive wood grains preserved in the fossilized wood.

Petrified wood, or agatized wood is wood that's been fossilized through the process of permineralization. It must be buried rapidly before it decays. .All the organic materials is replaced with minerals (mostly silicates), while retaining the original structures in the wood.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Unidentified
LOCATION
Oregon
SIZE
17" long
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#15789
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