Antique and Vintage Amber Jewelry
Amber is the fossilized resin of 50-million-year-old conifer trees, usually pines. The most sought-after amber comes from the Baltic region and is golden and translucent. Less common is white or so-called bone amber, while amber in red, violet, green, and transparent yellow is rarer still. Like gemstones, amber is prized for its clarity and transparency. But the inclusions in amber are often the most interesting things about the material....