Baltic Amber: More Interesting Facts!

1. At one time, most people picked up Baltic Amber along the shores of the Baltic Sea, however, demand and value for Baltic Amber and Amber jewelry (and teething necklaces) is so high, that Baltic Amber is now also mined from below the Baltic Sea.

baltic sea

2. During the 5th century, Arabians and Egyptians traveled dangerous routes in order to obtain Baltic Amber, which they called the “Sacred Stone”.

3. Over 200 plants species have been discovered and identified, trapped and preserved inside Baltic Amber pieces/stones.

natural amber

4. Palanga (in Lithuania) is home to the Amber Museum. This museum educates visitors about Baltic Amber and stores /displays many rare Amber pieces.

5. In Rome, Gladiators used to sew Amber pieces on their clothing in hopes of bringing “success in their fighting”.

I hope you enjoyed these facts about Baltic Amber. Please visit our website and see our selection of beautiful Baltic Amber jewelry and Teething Necklaces / Bracelets / Anklets. Also, check us out on Facebook and Twitter.

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About Julie @ Spark of Amber

Mom of three--two boys and a little girl. Founder of Spark of Amber ( We sell authentic, stunning natural Baltic Amber Teething Necklaces and bracelets. We also sell calming Baltic Amber earrings, pendants, bracelets, anklets, and rings using only the best amber from Lithuania. Shipping is always fast and free in the United States.
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