A beautiful specimen of half polished 100% Dominican amber. It’s organic shape and unpolished side highlight the unique intricacies of this incredibly lovely piece. This awesome chunk of amber can be used to make an exquisite piece of jewelry or be an ideal addition to any collection. Dominican amber, along with Mexican amber, has a unique feature in that it fluoresces blue green in sunlight, white light, and UV black light.
Dominican amber is very special. It is the hardened resin from an extinct species of a broad leaved tropical tree that is found only in the Dominican Republic and is considered to be around 40 million years old. While yellow and reddish amber is also found in the Baltic and parts of Mexico, including blue green tones Mexican amber is known for- the unique tones of blue,green and red found in the Dominican are to be found nowhere else on earth and are very rare even there.
Dominican Amber Half Polished
Weight: 62.4 grams
Length: 89.2 mm
Width: 64.2 mm
Depth: 21.2 mm
Color: Vibrant yellow and orange with blue green fluorescence