A nice specimen of half polished 100% Dominican amber. It’s organic shape and semi polished sides highlight the unique intricacies of this incredibly lovely piece. The shape of this particular piece is perfect for a carving project or an ideal addition to any collection. This piece is graded B grade with minimal fractures and inclusions within the piece but also a lot of clear nice amber.
This piece displays golden colors when lit from behind or if held up to the sun. This piece turns into a rich green color with the right lighting conditions. This green is the fluorescent properties of this Dominican piece and is best seen on a dark background with side 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.
Dominican Amber Half Polished
Weight: 39.9 grams
Length: 62 mm
Width: 49.5 mm
Depth: 26 mm
Color: Golden with green fluorescence