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. This piece of amber can be used to make an exquisite piece of jewelry or be an ideal addition to any collection. This piece is graded C grade with some fractures and inclusions within the piece but also a lot of clear nice amber.
This piece displays cognac 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: 82.7 grams
Length: 76.3 mm
Width: 66.2 mm
Depth: 31.6 mm
Color: Cognac with green fluorescence