Sumatran Amber is available in many shades among the following colors:
A very special feature of Sumatran Amber is its natural fluorescence.
In many cases the flourescence is observable under normal light; it is of course much more intense under UV light.
|SOME NUGGETS UNDER UV LIGHT|
Sumatran Amber formation is dated back to Miocene Age (10-20 Ma or older).
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More infos about Sumatran Amber
Amber is an organic gemstone derived from fossilized tree resin. Amber is approximately 20-100 millions years old. Most amber is typically found in the Baltic region , while a different variety of amber has recently been discovered in Sumatra, in the
However, what is more distinct between the two is that Sumatran amber also has an optical feature that displays a reddish hue under incandescent light and a blue fluorescence under UV light. This phenomenon is not observed in Baltic amber.
Sumatran amber is not heated, clarified, or treated.
As with all organic gemstones, do not use harsh chemical cleaners to clean your amber jewelry piece, but rather use mild soap and warm water, only as needed.