Marlys Mallét & Michael Redhawk
Mixed Media - Stone Creation Madagascar Petrified Wood
20 x 16 in
This piece has a secret!! Shhhhh don't tell anybody. It is hung both Horizontally and Vertically. Madagascar Petrified Wood: On the island of Madagascar, off the coast of Africa, is found one of the larges petrified forests on earth and is one of the oldest at over 220 million years old. This petrified wood piece showcases a most fascinating and beautiful specimen from this ancient forest. The interesting outer shape was natural for an artistic presentation. The distinct colors of rose, gold, green, and rich tans are set against a luscious creamy background. The center is enhanced with a sparkling pocket of druzy crystals. These are seldom seen colors in Madagascar petrified woods, making for a true collectors-quality piece having all the features of a top gem fossil specimen from this area.