Amber is formed from
fossilized resin produced by pine trees, and most amber
is between forty and sixty million years old. Popular
ladies 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.
Ladies 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 ladies
In many traditions ladies 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 in ladies amber jewellery is not
cold against the skin like other gems as amber collects
and stores static electricity. Ladies Amber jewellery
is used in making bracelets, earrings, necklaces, rings
and other forms of jewellery. As this gem is very light,
ladies amber jewellery tends to be quite lightweight.
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 in ladies amber jewellery.
Browse the beautiful Baltic amber jewellery selections
on Silver Attitude.