Baltic Amber Jewelry 14k Gold Pendant
Brand : KennedyCoJewelry
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This beautiful Baltic amber has been creatively hand wire wrapped in 14k gold. The amber in this pendant dates back about 60 million years ago.
Pendant size: 2" L X 1 1/4" W X 1/2" D, 53 Carats
The Baltic region is home to about 80% of all the known amber and is considered to be the highest grade for the world's best amber. It dates from about 40-60 million years ago. Baltic amber primarily comes from Eastern Germany, Poland, Lithuania and Russia. Because Baltic amber contains about 8% succinic acid, it is also termed “succinite.” Amber is actually tree resin that can come from many different species of trees.
How amber is formed: The sap, dripping from trees, fell to the ground and was compressed by the overlying deposits - which in time became “fossilized.” Some amber fragments contain tiny plants and plant pieces, pollen and insects - trapped in the sticky sap and “preserved in time.”
In Healing: Amber is thought to produce a positive effect on the heart, nervous system and the kidneys. It also is warm to the touch and is said to reduces stress.
Ships with information, Certificate of Authenticity, and an attractive jewelry box. Chain not included.
A great gift for someone who enjoys jewelry with a story!