How is amber formed?

Answer Amber is resin that has hardened and fossilized over millions of years. It is generally a clear golden-brown color. It is not a gemstone but is prized and valued as jewelry by collectors and lapida... Read More »

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How Is Green Amber Formed?

When most people think about amber they think about golden, red or honey-colored stone. But amber, which is not really a stone at all, comes in a range of colors including light and dark greens. A... Read More »

I found about 30 lbs of pine resin on the beach. It is clear amber color but not hard enough to be amber.?

Well, if it is hard enough to make into jewelry, then sell it to a jeweler, remind him that he can sell most anything to us American Tourists, really he can.Are you sure that it is Pine Resin and ... Read More »

How to Clean Amber?

Have an amber jewel that you wish you could keep nice, shiny, or well, clean? Well here are some helpful steps...

Is amber a stone?

Amber is one of the oldest decorative adornments known to man. Examples of it used in jewelry have been found in graves dating back 8,000 years. It is not a true stone--it is fossilized resin.Sourc... Read More »