This stunning polished fossilised wood & black powder coated metal base side table is extremely unique, petrified wood slice top lamp table with metal legs. Petrified wood is the name given to a special type of fossilized remains of terrestrial vegetation. Petrifaction is the result of a tree or tree-like plants having been replaced by stone via a mineralization process that often includes permineralization and replacement. The process takes place when wood becomes buried under sediment or volcanic ash and is preserved due to lack of oxygen. Each table will vary in appearance to the design pictured as they are all naturally made making every piece is unique.