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Indonesia petrified wood sculpture

Indonesia is rich with fossil specially in banten west java, this natural petrified wood were made into an exotic art by indonesia artists

The process of petrifiecatiob begins with three raw ingredients : wood,water and mud. A Material formed by the silification of wood, generally in the form of opal or chalcedhony,in such a manner as to preserve the original form and structure of the wood. Also known as agatized wood;opalized wood;petrified wood,woodstone.Petrified wood has been preserved for millions of years by the process of petrification. This process turn the wood into quartz crystal which is very brittle and shatters.Even thourgh wood is fragile,is it also harder than steel