Amber is a wonderful substance that has been popular since the dawn of time. Is is a resin which came from prehistoric coniferous trees and is now found around the world in deposits dating back 85 to 100 million years.
The largest known deposits of amber are from the Baltic Sea in Europe.
Amber varies in colour and may be yellow, yellow-brown or deep orange. It often holds the remains of fossilised insects and pollen.
Amber has been valued by many cultures and reference to it appears in the mythology of the East and West.
Amulets and beads of amber, dating back to 10,000 BC have been found in England. Carved amber was traded by the Etruscans as far back as the 5th Century BC. In Asia, the oldest amber carvings were mainly done with amber from Burma.
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Vintage Art Deco Bohemian Cut Amber Glass Rolled Gold Graduated Matinee Necklace
on January 22, 2019 at 9:53 pm
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SUPERB Open Back Amber Crystal Vintage Brooch DESIGNER QUALITY ***6.3cm x 4cm
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Stunning Vintage 1960's Long Matinee Length Amber Glass Beaded Necklace
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Vintage 50s Amber Carnival AB Faceted Bead Long Glass Bead Necklace
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Vintage Estate Jewellery - Gold Bracelet Murano Glass Amber Heart Beads
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