Melsvasis gintaras

Blue amber

One of the most beautiful and lesser known species is blue amber. This is completely natural: different chemical reactions took place inside the resins during their formation. If there was pyrite in the soil, it resulted in different colors and shades. Nowadays, amber is found in more than 200 places around the world. Even resins from the same plants during amber formation can have different properties and colors due to atmospheric and climatic effects.

Blue amber occurs in only one in 10,000 pieces of amber. So not everyone can wear this rare and luxurious amber: not only because of its price, but also because of its rarity. Blue amber is also extremely rare in the Baltic Sea, but it is often imported from Ukraine (it is the most luxurious amber).True, our amber will be a milky, soft blue with a barely perceptible hue, and brought from other edges can be extremely bright. This was due to different soil, formation conditions. If brought from the Caribbean or the Dominican Islands, Mexico it is not appreciated because it is too young amber.

In ancient times it was believed that a rare blue amber could help control spirits, air, water and fire, give grace to the gods. Therefore, this type of amber was favored by sages and high priests.