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Natural rare Baltic amber resin drop with cracks

18x17x13 mm
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Drops of this kind are rare, mostly found in pear shape drop with shrinkage cracks and protrusions on the body. Genuine Baltic amber, natural shape raw stone, not processed or treated of any kind.
Weight
2.00 (grams)
Size :
18x17x13 mm
Form :
Stones
Body :
  • Raw
Color(s) :
  • Honey

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Formation

35 and 50 million years ago climate change made conifer trees to exude big amounts of resin in regions covered by the Baltic Sea. Natural resin oozed its way out of a tree and eventually fossilized, hardened into clear lumps. Nowadays amber is extracted from ground or collected when it is washed up onshore, main area where most amber is found is Lithuania and countries near by. Learn more

 Baltic amber mining

Known for quality

Amber jewelry we sell are not artificial, synthetic, reconstituted or substitute for Baltic amber.

Amber soft enough material and has been used in jewelry since ancient times. While amber may come from many places in the world, amber is usually associated with Lithuania. Other deposits exists in other parts of the world, but they are relatively small Baltic region. Commercial value of amber is related to its scarcity, age, inclusions of extinct species and durability, valued much more than other immature recent resin, that yet has'nt fully fossilized compared to the prehistoric nature of true fossil amber. Young amber is worth only a small fraction of that. It ages usually only thousands of years old, instead of millions of years Baltic amber, that is why commonly used for imitations. Learn more