Amber is the hardened resin of ancient pine trees. This organic substance is well-known for the incredible inclusions of insects that can be found within it. People have been making amber jewellery for over 10,000 years, which could make it the first gem material ever used. It’s name comes from the Arabic Anbar.  Amber Most of the World’s amber is in the range of 30-90 million years old and comes from the Baltic Sea Region. Green Amber generally gains it’s distinctive hue from being heat treated, which clarifies the stone and improves it’s colour.

Amber is said to strengthen the brain and nervous system and draw disease from body tissues. It can absorb negative energy and help to clear depression, promoting a positive mental state and creative self-expression.

Birthstone for Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Capricorn and Aquarius.