Picking out the Perfect Amber Jewelry

The Perfect Amber Ring

When choosing a ring that you want to fit perfectly, it is crucial to the length and size of fingers…

For example, long aristocratic fingers studded with massive rings with large stones, look unnatural – these rings are more suit...

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Massive Gemstone Unearthed in Russia

No, not amber... a very rare colored diamond!

When you think of diamonds, what part of the world do you think about? Alaska? Canada? Africa?

Well, from approximately 1969 until 1999, Australia was the world leader in terms of amount of diamonds being m...

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How to Clean Amber Jewelry

Because amber is brittle and soft by nature, it is vulnerable to chipping and scratching. Avoid wearing your amber jewelry while performing heavy labor or tasks that could put your jewelry in danger of impact. Also, try to avoid storing your amber wi...

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44 Million Year Old Spider in Amber

Have you ever seen the original Jurassic Park movie? The concept is based on the whimsical idea that scientists can clone Dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures that have been trapped in fossilized amber by extracting their preserved DNA.

Jurassic Park Screenshot of Juanito Rostagno Holding AmberJuanito R...
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Amber Colors

There are over 300 different shades of amber. We catalog all of our amber into 6 major colors: Honey, green, cherry, cognac, citrine, and butterscotch.

The Six Colors of Amber

1. Honey Amber

Honey amber is by far the most common color. This orange hue c...

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The Legends of Amber

Though scientists argued about the origin of amber for years, ordinary people were sure it was all about magic. There are quite a few legends that tell us interesting stories about how amber could appear. I will share some of them with you.

Amber: the...

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Amber - The Mysterious Baltic Stone

The allure and beauty of amber is obvious, its charm is unmistakable, and it’s been that way for thousands of years. But what makes amber so dramatically different from other precious stones? Is amber even considered a stone? Let's answer some questi...

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How to Spot Fake Amber

4 tests that can identify if your amber is real

Ah amber, it’s in such high demand that often people will try to sell fakes! The nerve of some people. There are even cases of people drilling holes in the fake amber, putting an insect, or in some cases...

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