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Pressed Amber

About pressed amber and the various classes of pressed amber.

There are basically three classes of pressed amber. Each is briefly described below.

Amber Shapes Formed By Pressing

In this case amber is shaped in a press. The raw amber put into the press is shaped out of one nugget.

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This is a very high quality product and used in some of the best jewelry available.

The International Amber Association classifies this as: "Modified Baltic amber (Succinite) – gemstone subjected only to thermal or high-pressure treatment, which changed its physical properties, including the degree of transparency and color, or shaped under similar conditions out of one nugget, previously cut to the required size." See The Official Classification Of Amber Gemstones.

There is a full discussion of amber formed this way at Amber Beads Formed From One Stone

Note the pictures on the right. Click for a larger view. Note that it takes an expert to distinguish these pressed shapes from those cut from a single stone.

 

 

 

Amber Shapes Formed By Combining Pieces With No Additives

Amber shaped this way is perhaps the most common way it is done.

The important words to note here are pieces and no additives.

Pieces covers a vast spectrum. A bead can be formed from as few as two stones, many smaller pieces, meal or powder.

But there are no additives.

The Internationla Amber Association classifies these as Reconstructed (pressed) Baltic amber (Succinite) – gemstone made of Baltic amber pieces pressed in high temperature and under high pressure without additional components. See The Official Classification Of Amber Gemstones.

See Amber Balls

Also Reconstructed Beads And Cabochons

 

Amber Shapes Formed By Combining Pieces With Additives

The International Amber Association classifies this as: Bonded Baltic amber (Succinite) (doublet, triplet) – gemstone consisting of two or more parts of natural, modified or reconstructed Baltic amber bonded together with the use of the smallest possible amount of a binding agent necessary to join the pieces. See The Official Classification Of Amber Gemstones.

 

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The Amber Buyer's Book

Must have background information plus tips, hints and procedures to use when buying amber.

How To Test Amber

Now matter how much amber you buy, you should know how to properly test amber. Clear, detailed instructions tell ensure you get proper results.

Guide To Amber Immitations

Don't get fooled. Know what they look like.
Published By The International Amber Association, Gdansk, Poland, this book is an authorative discussion of fraudulent reproductions.

How To Avoid Amber Fraud

Tips and hints you can use to reduce your risk..

Baby Teething Necklaces

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How To Start A Business Selling Amber Without Investment

Amber presents a great business opportunity. This is a great way to start.

Amber Oil For Health

This is one of the most effective amber health products of all tiimet. This will teach you how it is made and used.

How To Buy Wholesale And Get The Best Prices

There ways to get better prices if you do it right. Learn how.

Tincture Of Amber Recipe

An old, traditonal recipe widely used today in Easter Europe to help maintain one's health.


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