Amber Stone & Jewelry

Amber Jewelry.

Amber is a organic stone ideal for jewelry carving because it is not as hard as some inorganic gemstones and heavily used because it looks beautiful especially when some interesting inclusions are in the amber chunk. 

When a good designer create the piece of desire (just watch the designs below) it even could become a piece of art. Because of the fossils often included the Burmese amber has a very special "twist".
Raw Amber chunks with fissile inclusions
Raw Amber & Fossil Inclusions.
Amber Bracelets & Necklaces.
Carved Buddha Amber.
Amber Jewelry.
Amber chunks.

amber stones

Amber Jewelry.


Amber chunks are found in southeast Asia plus Russia the Baltic Stats and some other countries. 

But wherever amber come from pretty bracelets necklaces and rings are made from if it's from Europe it's mainly from  the Baltic States plus around Kaliningrad the EU enclave of Russia.

Most wrist-lets and bracelets have a dual color mainly a shade of brown and gold also known as "cognac". Although amber is not cheap although paired with silver only prices are not high here is quite a demand since this is a fascinating and very attractive organic material the prices are not high at all. It might be a couple of million years old but that makes it even more attractive as fossil amber stones.


Amber jewelry from Myanmar

During Russian communist time state monopolies made a good business luckily this mad Communists are not here anymore. Today this is an open business and a lot of creative amber handicraft worker in the Baltic States and In Kaliningrad in Russia make some money with it  among the most sought after are bracelets and pendants plus artistically carved rings.

amber jewelry manufacturing in Russia


amber jewelry manufacturing in Kaliningrad Russia

The ornaments and jewelry have a somehow rustic appearance like wood when not looking to close but they are beautiful pieces.

  • About Fossil Amber Jewelry.

Pictured above are some fossil amber jewelry sFhowing an exciting image particular when mounted on silver as base material. Especially the younger crowd loves it and this has probably to do with inclusions which happen millions of years ago. 

amber chunks golden and cognac

It is an organic material although it is usually a couple of million years old and it just looks attractive. 
The other positive reason is most smaller things are below $ 50, - means no much thinking about needed when buying a piece of amber jewelry or a chunk with some pretty inclusions. 

Polished and carved amber in form of a beautiful Buddha pendant.
  • Amber pebbles & pieces & jewelry 
  • Amber chunks with fossil inclusions.
amber chunks at Boyoke market Yangon

Pretty pieces of  raw amber chunks to make jewelry but there is more. Now beside of Baltic it's Myanmar Amber with amazing amber Buddha carvings and necklaces. In particular many people find the inclusion of insects somehow attractive. 


carved Buddha amber

Just imagine there is a fly frozen in time since 100 millions of years inside that piece of amber that could be interesting indeed. 


In recent times a few other producers from the Dominican Republic and Myanmar Burma came to market. As usual some exceptional Burmese amber Buddha carvings were created somehow like jade ornaments and Jewelry.

Today this is an open business and a lot of creative handicraft worker in the Baltic States make some money with it, among the most sought after are bracelets and pendants.


Amber chunks with fossile inclusions (1)

The Myanmar amber ornaments and jewelry have a somehow rustic appearance like wood when not looking to close. But they are beautiful pieces.

they have a new good and somehow cool image. Especially the younger crowd loves it this has probably also to do because it is an organic material although it is usually a couple of million years old, it’s just pretty.




Another positive reason is most smaller things are far below $ 50, - means no much thinking about or looting the wallet.

  • Gorgeous Myanmar Amber Carved Buddha statues.

Sapphire Cabochon at Bogyoke Market Yangonwhite jade Buddha statue sitting at Bogyoke Market Yangon










The carvings are with golden colors and fine detailed work in the best

Pink Sapphire

tradition of beautiful jade items. 
The price range for fossil amber jewelry such as pendants bracelets necklaces rings and earrings is rather wide and for sure nothing cheap is included except some small random formed stones available as loose cabochons similar to ruby and pink sapphire








When buying the attractive stones in Yangon Bogyoke Market it is always possible to squeeze out discount but make sure to get an official invoice otherwise custom make problems when leaving the country. For any other time use the sales source indicated below.


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