If you’ve been noticing the huge upward trend in owning a piece of precious Baltic Amber jewelry, you probably already know the value of Amber. Talk about “treasures”! Over 45 million years old and containing tiny inclusions of and plant life from that period in time is nothing short of the most valuable collection in the world from a scientific standpoint. Of course we owe the continuing upward visibility and demand for natural Baltic Amber to some extent to the Internet. With some amber available at very reasonable prices, we can expect the surge to continue for some time.
So, if you’re now thinking you might be in the market for natural Baltic Amber, you should read about what the real deal is…
What Amber Jewelry To Buy?
First time buyer? Keep it simple! Select a bracelet or a necklace and choose from the many colors beautifully captured in amber. Purchase your natural Baltic Amber (and most importantly make certain you are buying the real deal) and then you can get comfortable with the beauty of what you own first. Should you decide to expand your collection over time, again be certain to enhance your treasure trove with only genuine Baltic Amber as the value will grow and be retained.
What Is Amber?
Formed over 45 million years ago, Baltic amber is an organic substance, a Fossil Resin produced by pine trees which grew in Northern Europe – from southern regions of the present day Scandinavia and nearby regions of the bed of the Baltic Sea. The climate became warmer and trees started to exude big amounts of resin. Scientists say that amber is a fossil pine resin from this region that has achieved a stable state through oxidation.
Where Does Amber Come From?
The largest (and probably the most famous) deposits of amber are found in the Baltic region. In fact, these deposits represent approximately 80% of the world’s known amber. Natural Baltic amber can be scientifically dated between 35 and 45 million years old – No wonder it is one of the most precious substances in the world! And it certainly one of the most treasured gems, fashioned and refashioned into countless items in countless ways from amulets to jewelry to household items to great walls of artwork. The magic and mystery of amber lives on. Learn more about Baltic amber.