Amber is formed from
fossilized resin produced by pine trees, and most amber
is between forty and sixty million years old. Popular
amber jewellery comes mainly in the colour of brown
and to a lesser degree green, but the most valuable
and rarest amber is the clear and transparent amber.
Amber jewellery dates
back to 12,000 B.C and in the 1100’s Gdansk was
the major centre of amber production, and even toady
the Baltic area continue to be the largest producer
of amber jewellery.
In many traditions amber jewellery
is seen in a special light. The ancient Chinese believed
wearing amber jewellery would give the wearer the strength
of a tiger, whereas the Greeks believed amber jewellery
to ward of evil spirits.
The amber gem used is amber
jewellery is not cold against the skin like
other gems as amber collects and stores static electricity.
Amber jewellery is used in making bracelets, earrings,
necklaces, rings and other forms of jewellery. As this
gem is very light, Amber jewellery tends to be quite
The beautiful colour of Amber makes
it a natural match with silver jewellery. The tones
and shades of brown will vary within the amber and draw
attention to the beauty of the gem itself. Browse through
the beautiful selection of amber jewellery Silver Attitude
has to offer.