Reconstructed Amber

About beads and other shapes made from reconstructed amber.

reconstructed amber beads

Most jewelry is made from reconstructed amber.

What is Reconstructed Amber?

The International Amber Association, Gdansk, Poland defines it as follows:

Reconstructed (pressed) Baltic amber (Succinite) – gemstone made of Baltic amber pieces pressed in high temperature and under high pressure without additional components.

One of the most economical and versatile ways of making uniform beads and cabochons is to use the amber reconstruction process.

In one process, small pieces of amber, amber shavings, chips and grains are heated and pressed into molds. The molds can make standard or custom shapes.

In another process, the amber is formed into a block which is then cut and shaped.

block of reconstructed amber

Balls can be drilled or undrilled.

By carefully selecting the raw Baltic Amber ingredients, reconstructed amber beads and cabochons can be made in various color patterns and light reflecting capabilities.

Additionally the molding process allow the jeweler to make shapes that one cannot make by tumbling raw amber. For example, reconstruction allows for making beautiful faceted surfaces.

Retailers quickly learn that their customers most often prefer jewelry that is made with reconstructed amber. In short, being uniform in shape and delicately colored as well as delicately sized, it is more attractive to the eye.

The beads are pure Baltic Amber.

Here are some examples of beads made from reconstructed amber.

amber bead
1
.7 Grams
9 x 12 mm
amber bead
2
1.6 Grams
12 x 16 mm
amber bead
3
.7 Grams
10 x 13 mm
amber bead
4
1.3 Grams
15 mm
amber bead
5
1.6 Grams
11 x 23
amber bead
6
.6 Grams
10 x 14 mm
amber bead
7
.8 Grams
10 x 12 mm
amber bead
8
1.6 Grams
13 x 14 mm
amber bead
9
.6 Grams
12 x 13 mm
amber bead
10
.8 Grams
10 x 14 mm
amber bead
11
10 Grams
12 mm
amber bead
12
.9 Grams
10 x 12 mm
amber bead
13
.9 Grams
10 x 14 mm
amber bead
14
3.2 Grams
18 mm
amber bead
15
.9 Grams
11 x 12 Grams
amber bead
16
1.4 Grams
12 x 15 mm
amber bead
17
1.0 Grams
11.5 x 12
amber bead
18
1.4 Grams
12 x 16 Grams
amber bead
19
.8 Grams
9 x 14 mm
amber bead
20
.8 Grams
10 x 13 mm
amber bead
21
2.9 Grams
15 x 17 mm
amber bead
22
.8 Grams
10 x 13 mm
amber bead
23
1.0 Grams
12 mm
amber bead
24
.7 Grams
9 x 13 mm
amber bead
25
2.4 Grams
14 x 17 mm
amber bead
26
.8 Grams
10 x 13 mm
amber bead
27
1.1 Grams
10 x 14 mm
amber bead
28
. 8 Grams
10 x 12 mm
amber bead
29
1.6 Grams
13 x 14 mm
amber bead
30
1.0 Grams
9 x 13 Grams
amber bead
31
1.2 Grams
12 x 14 mm
amber bead
32
.7 Grams
10 x 11 mm

Because of the beauty of jewelry made with reconstructed amber beads, you will find a good percentage of it in tourist areas and gift shops.

You may buy wholesale quantities of reconstructed Baltic Amber beads by using the contact form below. The minimum order quantity is 1 Kilogram of any bead.

If you have a comment, or would like other information, contact us using the form below.

 

 

 

 

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