Australia

FJD Aussie 28. Museum Specimen. Queensland. Jurassic. The araucaria-like wood from this location is some of the most perfect and fracture-free, as solid as the finest in the world. Beautiful all natural board cut [longitudinal] specimen round slice with an unusual and interesting attractive polished face. Complex and unified design. Remarkably perfect without glue or filler. 18 by 12 cm mirror-polished face; 7 mm thick; eleven ounces. $225

above: Aussie 10. Museum specimen Pentoxylon. Queensland, Jurassic. The classic wave pattern in an oblong shape in coffee-tan with bits of gold and red spread around. Overall pleasing mineralization and pattern. The quality of the mineralization is like fine China with no fractures. Super high end. Specimen round slice. 23 by 8 cm mirror-polished face; 1 cm thick; thirteen ounces.  SOLD but I may have another slice from this log

FJD Aussie 29. Museum Specimen. Queensland. Jurassic. The araucaria-like wood from this location is some of the most perfect and fracture-free, as solid as the finest in the world. Beautiful all natural full round slice with an elegant polished face. Look closely at the color and design. A miracle of plant life and geology working in concert for our entertainment. It is cut at an angle (45 degrees estimate) to the growth position, resulting in an unusual growth ring pattern. Remarkably perfect with no glue/no filler. 18 by 15 cm mirror-polished face; 7 mm thick; eleven ounces. $250