RAW vs. Polished Baltic Amber

RAW Baltic Amber is… unpolished untreated unprocessed organic natural earthy opaque not shiny not translucent does not allow much light to pass through RAW Baltic Amber has a matte finish in appearance and is the true form of Amber, the way nature made it. It is also known to contain the most succinic acid when… Continue reading RAW vs. Polished Baltic Amber

Real Baltic Amber is Imperfectly Perfect

There is beauty in things that are odd and imperfect, and being flawed is not always a bad thing. When you receive your Baltic Amber necklace (or bracelet or anklet) from Amber by Amanda, one the first things you will notice is your Amber’s imperfections. There are indentations, holes, irregular shapes, bumps, dimples, crevices, color… Continue reading Real Baltic Amber is Imperfectly Perfect

Inclusions in Amber

One thing that makes Baltic Amber a scientific phenomenon is the fact that some amber pieces contain actual fossils of insects and plants because they get trapped in the resin during fossilization. These insect and plant fossils date back over 45+ million years!┬áSuch inclusions also give us an idea as to the age of the… Continue reading Inclusions in Amber