ABOUT
 
We are happy you are interested in amber which is unique jewel among other treasures for its inbuilt ability to win our hearts by its warmth and beauty.
 
"There is much to admire about conifers, the fossils of which date back 300 million years."  However, the wood of those conifers usually decay while their resin, under favorable conditions, fossilizes during millions of years into a glamorous substance. Indeed, amber is a wonderful gem involving many centuries of history and mythology. It has always attracted favor as an art medium, has a history of being used for a ritual articles, and also takes a very important scientific role.
 
To discover more detail of the fabulous amber please visit the "Links" page (page button is on the left) or the "Amber Forum" (click on "Forums" above right and then choose "Amber Forum"). We also encourage you to experience a visual-artistic touch of the amber simply by looking through the images at "Photo Gallery", "Art Gallery", "Jewelry" and "Gifts" (the links are above). We also recommend that as part of a learning program. It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Our works of art are for sale.
 
Click on a thumbnail or its text below to enter that specific chapter about amber:
 
HISTORY
 
Geography
 
DEPOSITS
 
STRUCTURE
 
AGE
 
 
 
 
SCIENCE
 
Threats
 
Inspiration
 
 
 

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