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Natural amber lexicon

Raw Amber – amber still wears his weathering crust and was not sanded, polished or changed
                        in any other way.

Natural Amber – is a cut and polished amber, its structure and color have not been artificially modified.
                                 It is thus a natural product unchanged.

Amber Inclusions – natural amber with inclusions, such as parts of plants and small animals.


Pressed amber (ambroid) – is offered for sale as "Real amber". This, however, is not naturally
                                                     formed amber, but a product that was obtained from grinding residues
                                                     and small pieces pressed in an autoclave together.

Copal – is a resin that is not completely fossilized into amber.


Natural Amber industrial deposits worldwide:
Samland / Baltic region
Northern Ukraine
Dominican Republic