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Blue Amber set in solid 14k gold: earrings, pendant and ring

Lot reference 17933279

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Gold set, total weight 11.1 grams, ring size 18.

Type: Earrings, Pendant, Ring, Set
Gender: Women
Material: Amber, Gold
Material Fineness: 14 kt.
Size: 18 size
Condition: Very good condition - slightly used with small signs of wear

The UV spectre of sun rays is invisible by the 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 on your own hand, chest and ears.



Rarity of this set is in combination of wonderful grape-like transparency, "champaign" effect inclusions (also called «full snowfall») and magnificent deepest blue surface hue. Amazing deep blue hue seen under normal light and eye-catching 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 hues and here "full snowfall" or "champaign" effect - very rare.



The Blue Amber cabochons were carved from the raw material hand-picked by myself from the old stocks. As a raw material - this Blue to multicolour Amber is no longer available (Sumatra coal mines of Bukit Burisan mountain range where sourced - exhausted in 2015 - check it online).

Gold work and personalised design craft ordered on special commission to the renowned goldsmiths of Celuk village, Bali - no other set exactly like it exists or would exist. See our Catawiki feedback from the buyers of our deep Blue Amber.

No flash or filters used when taking pix. UV light test pix included, amber passed salt water test before putting in solid silver. Pics taken in various times of day to show the natural play of colours. 


Solid gold is 14k hallmarked in Celuk and chemically/acid tested afterwards for authenticity. 


Please take a note: highly skilled craftsmanship required for the high water pressure/bore polishing/carving of this material with no flaws or flakes. Approx. 80%-90% of material must get wasted to produce one cabochon. I.e. for the cabochon of 10-12 grams in weight - approx. 100 grams of Blue Amber required. 


US Gemological Institute of America’ study revealed the deep Blue colour surface hue of the Sumatran Amber is the result of it's surface fluorescence stimulated by UV light. Study of the origins concluded Sumatran blue 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. Takes 5-7 days to China & Europe, 7-9 to Americas.

Gb ruboko  

Feedback score: 96.0
Reviews given: 104
Member since: February 15, 2016
  • Very Good.

    Analid January 6, 2019

  • great seller! fast shipping! well packed!

    user-30c3980 December 31, 2018

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    Alles gut gelaufen. Gute Ware, alles wie beschrieben, jederzeit wieder.
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    user-a15a943 December 9, 2018

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    Conforme all’ordine
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    todo perfecto gracias.
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    franec November 22, 2018

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    Très joli bracelet, reçu rapidement.
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    Gambert November 21, 2018

  • Goed.

    Yang008 November 15, 2018

  • I absolutely love it. great quality. The package arrived in three days. Very fast, worth the money. The seller put the pendant in a nice straw box. Very cute. recommend .

    Analid November 15, 2018

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    la commande est arrivée sans problème. Je suis déçu de la taille de l'objet que je croyais un peu plus grand. Et le support est en plastique. C'est cher payé pour ce que c'est ! (plus de 91,00eur)
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    Parfait3328 November 14, 2018

  • magnificent openwork thread! I am delighted. Fast delivery and reliable packaging. I recommend this seller.

    Analid November 8, 2018

  • Fast shipping. The item came carefully packed. It is fully consistent with the description and photos. I recommend this seller.

    Analid November 8, 2018

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    Fascinating object! Reliable seller. Recommended!!!
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    brunob299 November 3, 2018

  • Over the moon 🌓 very,very pleased thank you .

    user-4864694 October 30, 2018

  • I'm in love. Magic colour at amber. I recommend this seller. Very fast delivery. The seller put the pendant in a wicker box) very cute.

    Analid October 27, 2018

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    Hammer Teil!!!!!!! Sehr guter Versand!!
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    Schellenwili October 13, 2018

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    Handeling professional. Teriakel kasi banjak
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    Marinevendel September 26, 2018

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    Arrivato molto velocemente sono molto felice l'anello corrisponde perfettamente grazie!
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    user-8e3c699 September 26, 2018

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    Super fast shipping and good communication very good seller. Item arrived in good condition.
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    spyderfly August 17, 2018

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    Très, très content. Bien emballé. Excellent Merci
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    pichona56 July 13, 2018

  • improved prompt lead shipment time 7 days - received the order of horn carved Dragon in good condition with protective packing. A nice product

    LeeandArt2017 July 3, 2018

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    非常好。非常感谢您。
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    user-2d7c36e June 1, 2018

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    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 donc
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    Jhesie May 24, 2018

    Response by seller
    Blue 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.
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    Very nice and fine carving.
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    mdjb May 7, 2018

  • 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.

    BARBron April 24, 2018

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    Nog niets aangekomen. Tracing is gestopt.
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    Drabi April 11, 2018

    Response by seller
    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.

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