Following a short article, how to rescue ancient wood combined with precious Opal. It happens, that we are finding Wood that contains Opal in or around it. Some times it is very disintegrated, fibrous and very brittle.
To rescue it, we need to stabilize it with lots of Super glue. For that we usually use #Starbond Brand super thin, but first it needs to be cleaned with a brush as good as possible. Once the glue is cured, after a few minutes, we proceed carefully with digging it out.