Life in Stone – An Exploration of Fossilized Gemstones
The geological wealth of our world, including jewels and minerals, is typically considered to be quite separate from organic life. Some exceptional fossilized gemstones, however, peel away time to defy this categorization by showing us life in stone. Fossil gemstones are a captivating window into the past, formed when minerals replace the organic material of ancient creatures. In this way, the echo of a living thing which perished long ago can be enshrined in stone.