Get amber to make amber varnish here.
Amber varnish has traditionally been made from amber and amber residues so low in quality that they cannot be used for jewelry and little else.
But some people use higher quality amber products to make their varnishes.
The easiest product to use is a high grade amber powder. It cannot be powder that is residue from processing jewelry because that residue amber powder will contain polishing compounds and other impurities. It must be ground directly from amber chips. It is available in 500 gram packages for trial use and in bulk on request.
Commonly used to make amber varnish are Natural Baltic Amber Chips. Such as these. They are available in small packages for trial use and available in bulk on request.
Improved Baltic Amber is another product that is available to make amber varnish. Raw amber is processed in an autoclave to remove impurities. Such stones are available in 250 gram packages for trial and in bulk on order. For more information about Improved Baltic Amber to make amber varnish, contact us.
Raw amber stones can also be used. Any grade can be used from low-quality amber, called “Schlauben” or “Sklejka” to high grade clear.