Striking – Amazing Reds

Size: 9” X 41” – $4,000.00

Age: 220 million years
Year of excavation: 2010
Ranch: Paulsell
Shape: Board

Pine / Araucarioxylon

 Bursting with intensity, this long Arizonian board showcases a dramatic display of color. While its size is modest, the 220-million-year-old fossilized pine certainly makes up for it in its endless beauty.  

– This petrified wood specimen is one of the most colorful pieces you will ever see. A rainbow of energetic colors, it is a stunning example of nature’s incredible beauty.

This petrified pine (Araucarioxylon) was excavated from Paulsell Ranch, Arizona in 2010. Over the last 220 million years, the pine’s organic material has been replaced by solid minerals such as iron oxides, manganese oxides, carbon, chromium, copper, cobalt and silicon dioxide, to perfectly preserved this extinct tree

A long specimen measuring 9” X 41”, it is best suited to be a hallway table, countertop, or coffee table. Alternatively, the Arizonian board could be admired as a wall-mounted art piece in a lobby or grand living space

With a unique combination of vibrant colors and patterns, the fossilized pine is a wonderful specimen to add to any home or office setting. Colors such as fiery Arizonian reds, port mahogany, bronzes, dark ambers, and stormy greys pour across this petrified board. Of note is the unusual golden yellow strokes that weave through this one-of-a-kind specimen.

In addition to the glorious display of colors, the board has been perfectly cut and polished to showcase the longitudinal biological patterns of this prehistoric tree. What a marvellous specimen that is not only an exceptional décor accessory but also has the ability to connect you to the dawn of time (the Triassic era).

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