Oval shaped red and gray semi precious gemstone Petrified Wood designer cabochon 53 mm by 24 mm and 5 mm thick.
The most important find in the world of Petrified Wood is in Northern Arizona where the "Petrified Forest" was made a National Park in 1962.
Tree trunks as large as 213 feet long were buried under several hundred yards of sediment. Over the course of time the wood was replaced by cryptocrystalline quartz (chalcedony and jasper).
Petrified Wood cabochons from Northern Arizona are known as Petrified Rainbow Wood because it is found in so many colors. It is especially famous for its reds and yellows.
Metaphysical Properties: Petrified Wood is called the stone of patience.