Petrified Wood Platter

Dhs. 709
Color: Medium Grey
Quantity:

Only 1 piece in stock!

A serving dish? A cheese board? A decor accent? This petrified wood slab is one of the most elegant and versatile ways to zhuzh up your home. Handcrafted from fossilized wood (i.e. ‘rock wood’) unearthed and sculpted in Indonesia, there is no limit to styling this beauty. Our favorite? Using it as a fragrance tray to showcase your nearest and dearest or a trinket dish for your jewelry.

Please note minor variance in size and color is to be expected due to the handcrafted nature of the piece.

Currently available for delivery within the UAE only.

The term petrified wood comes from latin; ‘petro’ means rock or stone. Combined with the word ‘wood,’ the term literally means ‘rock stone.’ Buried several meters underground, the wood turns into stone as a result of fossilization process which takes hundreds and sometimes millions of years - some petrified wood is 20-65 million years old.

As the fossilization process takes place inside the tree trunk, artisans uncovering petrified wood never really know what the final material will look like. Not until it's uprooted and cut. And once its sculpted, no two pieces and patterns are the same. Colors range from beiges to pinks to blues. And those pieces that have more black in them are a result of volcanic ash coming in contact with the fossilization process.

As diverse as they are unique and versatile, we couldn’t pass these stunners by while in Indonesia. Our petrified wood collection is curated from Java, where master artisans select and sculpt the most beautiful rock wood accents.

Material: 100% petrified wood

Dimensions : Small - approx. diameter 30cm | Medium - approx. diameter 40cm (Please note minor variance in size is to be expected due to the handcrafted nature of the piece.)

Currently we deliver to addresses within the UAE only. 

All in stock items are shipped within 1-2 business days of your placing an order and are usually delivered within 2-3 days of being shipped. For addresses outside the city limits, our delivery partner will reach out to confirm delivery date.

If you live outside of the UAE and are interested in placing an order, please drop us a note on hello@storyofsource.com with your destination address and item you would like to order. We will consult with our delivery partners and update on the possibility, costs and timelines for overseas shipping within 1-2 days.

As all of our items are handcrafted using all-natural fibers and some plant-based dyes, we’ve put together a few words of advice how to best care for them so they brighten up your home for years to come.

HUIPIL CUSHIONS, BATIK & IKAT CUSHIONS, XELA FLOOR POUFS, STRAPS & YOGA BAGS  

Because these items are made with vintage textiles and may include leather accenting or hardware, we recommend that they are professionally dry cleaned when cleaning is required.

JASPE & JASPE BASURA

We recommend that cushions, rugs, throws and bed blankets from these collections are dry cleaned. This will ensure that colors retain their luster and fabric its shape. 

TOTO & CHILE VERDE

Gently wash cushions, bed blankets and throws from these collections by hand, in cool water. Wrap the tassels in rubber bands before washing, use mild soap and line dry to maintain the piece's original shape.

PETRIFIED WOOD 

Clean with a natural or mild cleanser (avoid harsh chemicals) and a soft cloth.

RUGS

Vacuum regularly. Rotate every few months to even out wear, especially if the rug is located in a high traffic area. In case of a liquid spill, blot the spot using a white cloth to draw up the liquid; never rub a wet stain to prevent colors from bleeding. If further spot cleaning is required, entrust your rug to a professional dry cleaning service.

 

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