Rick Griggs - Buckeye Burl end table (coffee table) with agate, jasper stone plus copper and chrysocolla inlay
Buckeye Burl end table (can be converted to coffee table height) with agate, jasper stone plus copper and chrysocolla inlay. It is 29” in length, 31” in width and 23” in height. Buckeye Burl also known as Aesculus californica is native to California, southern Oregon and Ohio. It has swirling grain patterns with a mixture of blue, grey, black and gold which blend in a beautiful color contrast. A burl is created when a tree encounters stress which may be from a virus, fungus or an injury. Most burls grow under the ground attaching to the roots of the tree. This burl is from central California.
Chrysocolla is a hydrated phyllosilicate mineral. It comes from Greek chrysos meaning ‘gold’ and kola ‘glue’ although its color is typically a combination of blue and green. Chrysocolla is found in the United States in Arizona, Utah, New Mexico. Michigan, Pennsylvania and Idaho. The Chyrsocolla used in this table is from Arizona. Jasper which means “speckled stone” and is an aggregate of quartz, chalcedony and various minerals. Jasper can be brown, red, green, yellow, blue or a combination of those colors. Red is most common because of the iron content. Blue is considered rare. Agate is made up of cryptocrystalline silica with quartz. Agate is a variety of colors and is typically associated with volcanic rocks. Copper is the inlay. It is found in multiple states in the U.S. including Utah, Arizona, Montana, Michigan and New Mexico. Copper is very malleable and has a beautiful reddish-brown color. The finish contains five coats of Tung oil; sanded after each coat. Tung oil brings out the unique characteristics of the buckeye burl.
This can be converted to coffee table height or a different set of legs for an end table. Contact me (206-679-4084) for details.
This item includes free shipping to the mainland US (48 states).