Information on Baltic Amber?

Answer Amber is tree resin that has dried and fossilized over a long period of time, sometimes tens of millions of years. The range of what is referred to as Baltic amber extends from the east coast of B... Read More »

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What is the origin of Baltic amber?

Trees around the Baltic Sea had resin fossilize 37 to 42 million years ago. The fossilized resin, amber, got into the Baltic Sea, where it collected into deposits near the Bay of Gdansk.Source:Amer... 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 »

Can you swim in the Baltic Sea?

Although the Baltic Sea is one of the most polluted bodies of water, people do swim in it. Countries bordering the Baltic, including Germany, Poland and Lithuania, all have beach resorts. In 2007, ... Read More »

Where is the Baltic Sea?

The Baltic Sea is a large body of water in northern Europe. It is bordered by Russia and eight European Union countries: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Sw... Read More »