Baltic amber is known for its warm color, which ranges from yellow to orange to red. It is estimated to be between 44 million and 52 million years old. The resin was produced by ancient coniferous trees, which were abundant in the region during that time. Baltic amber is considered to be one of the highest quality ambers in the world due to its clarity and the preservation of the inclusions. It is often used in jewelry making and as a decorative material. Folk medicine also uses Baltic amber as a natural remedy for various ailments. Material of choice for some scientific research such as paleontology and entomology. The mining of Baltic Amber is still done in a traditional way and it is an important industry for the countries in the Baltic Sea region, pecifically on the shores of the Baltic Sea and in the rivers that flow into it.
Baltic amber is a fossilized tree resin that has been preserved for millions of years. It is found primarily in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, and is known for its unique beauty and preservation of ancient life forms. Within Baltic amber, scientists have discovered many extinct species of insects and plants, providing valuable insights into the evolution and ecology of ancient ecosystems. These specimens are incredibly well-preserved and can provide a wealth of information about the past, including the behavior, physiology, and even the DNA of extinct species. The discovery of extinct species in Baltic amber continues to be a fascinating and important area of research for scientists and paleontologists.