100% untreated blue/fire Amber - 50 mm high - 90 mm wide
|Main Mineral/ Name Meteorite:||Amber (fossilized resin)|
|Mineral Form/ Type Meteorite:||Carved figure|
|Dimensions (in cm):||9 x 5|
|Weight (in g):||56.9|
|Origin (Region/ City):||Sumatra|
Master hand carving of high quality with minute attention to detail.
The UV spectre of sun rays is invisible by naked eye. Uniqueness of Blue amber is in that UV is completely absorbed and does not penetrate or pass through the amber (this phenomenon is called the Usambara Effect). So blue amber «catches the sun». I.e. what is normally invisible - becomes visible. You effectively see the sun in your own window sill or in your display cabinet!
High pressure water-carved from the whole piece of amber, please do not mix up with modified ambers - this is NOT modified, it is a whole piece of the rarest Blue Sumatra Amber. Contains no substitute, no adhesives, no synthetic additives or the like. 100% untreated Blue amber.
Ordered on special commission from the raw material hand-picked by myself from the old stocks - no other one exactly like it exists or would exist.
Amazing deep blue hue seen under normal light and extraordinary on sunset or under the direct sunlight. The blue reflections caused by natural sulphur inclusions are extraordinary: when you look at it (reflecting light) it appears blue, but when through it - displays various «fire» hues and here "full snowfall" - very rare.
In this particular one - when put against the light source - colour plays from orange - to cherry/cognac - to «fire» - to the deepest magnificent surface blue.
Rarest type of Sumatra Amber with deep blue surface hue - no longer available as raw material (Sumatra coal mines of Bukit Barisan mountains where sourced are now exhausted - check it online). NOT pressed, NOT modified, NOT copal (blue copal neither exists nor fluoresces). See our Catawiki feedback for our Amber. No flash/filters used when taking pix.
US Gemmological institute of America' study revealed the blue colour of the Sumatran Amber is the result of surface fluorescence stimulated by UV light. The UV is completely absorbed and does not penetrate or pass through the amber. This phenomenon is called the Usambara Effect. Study of the origins concluded Sumatran blue ambers were produced by the extinct tree species Hymenaea Protera 20 to 40 million years ago.
Import taxes and duties (if any) to be paid by the Buyer. Posted by EMS tracked from Indonesia where I spend the dull British winter.
|Member since:||February 15, 2016|
improved prompt lead shipment time 7 days - received the order of horn carved Dragon in good condition with protective packing. A nice product
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Joli pendentif hélas l'ambre bleue du sujet comme sur la photo n'apparait pas.. Couleur plutot noiratre pourquoi ? Les autres couleurs elles sont réelles et superbes... Un peu decu doncBlue colour seen under direct sunlight as stated in the listing, and this is exactly what makes it unusual - different colours under different light conditions. Please put it under the direct sunlight and (hopefully) you will correct the feedback.
Very pleased with the amber, & Oleg was very helpful as the piece took over 3 weeks to arrive after posting date.
The piece was posted in Indonesia so bear this in mind.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Nog niets aangekomen. Tracing is gestopt.Tracking just shows it is in transit having left Jakarta. Parcel being 15 kilo weight with free shipping could not have been posted by air - air price would have been in the region of USD 700. So this is ground/sea shipping. Please give it some more time. Alternatively I can ask the exact location in the Central posr office here if you want me to do so.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Totally fake ....he sold plastic for ambar.This is not even worth answering. I asked the Buyer how he came to this conclusion? UV? Floating in fresh water? Not becoming electrostatic after rubbing? No answer. Well, my experience shows that statistically one in a hundred buyers need to be like that. And here he comes.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Not import duties, but the costs DHL charges for customs clearance are considerably higher than with EMS Express / Post Aruba. The back is damaged and Buddha have not color-effects as written. Thanks.Shipping was exactly as stated in listing - by EMS Indonesia, tracking No proves that. DHL are just their partner in some countries. Import tax does not depend on the courrier and we clearly stated in the listing that it has to be paid by the Buyer, if any. For the damage we didn’t understand.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Received in careful wrapping and amber is beautiful, same as described.
But I'm unable to have the "see thru " effect when placed under normal lighting.
Any advice is appreciated.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.I didn’t received it yet
JoséEMS tracking shows "Parcel delivered" on the 7 Feb and signed on delivery by Goncalves. Please consult Goncalves. Please advise the result. Oleg.
Good experience, prompt and reliable service
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.Saturday January 27th the package arrived. Very fine and beautifull shell ! Thanks !It has been shipped in time with tracking No RR047734344ID supplied to the lsting, But Indonesia Post sometimes is a bit funny, so, please, give it some more time.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.LA COLLANA NON è DI BUONA FATTURA. è UNA RIPRODUZIONE ATTUALE DI SCARSA FATTURA E DI PESSIMA QUALITà. IL VENDITORE NON RISPONDE ALLE EMAIL PER CHIARIRE. I TESCHI SONO FATTI MOLTO MALE!I do not quite understand what the Buyer is saying and meaning by "reproduction". This was the title of the lot "21st century - Indonesia - bovine bone - 20 small skulls". Quality of carving clearly seen on 17 (!) pictures including close-ups and respectively 59.00 euros was the hammer. Catawiki messages clearly show: no email was ever sent to me or would you please forward the copy of your email to which I didn't respond? Very unfair feedback, but nevertheless I can refund the full amount including postage both ways upon return of the item. I can do it PayPal or otherwise. Oleg.
Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.为什么我只能给好评 中下都发不了 为什么啊 什么平台啊给个中评吧东西到了 还不确定是不是琥珀 在盐水里票 在淡水里也票啊White amber is formed by the fusion of matrix matter and pure relic resins. And that is what makes it interesting. Depending on the amount of matrix in the amber - some white ambers float in salt water, some not.
Lovely piece of carved amber. Timely delivery from the UK to the US.
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|Rest of Europe||$32.30|
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