Magical uses: Petrified wood consists of ancient trees that, eons ago, were covered with mineral-rich water. The water slowly dissolved the wood and replaced it with various minerals. This process produced what we know as "Petrified Wood", this is a fossil and ruled by the element of Akasha (Spirit)
It is carried or used in spells to extend the life span. it is also used to recall past incarnations.
Because of its hardness and appearance, it is carried as a protective amulet.