AMBER IS A GEMBUT NOT A GEMSTONE OTT MANUFACTURERS ARE IN ALBUQUERQUE NM. Amber is not a mineral, but the hardened resin of certain trees fossilized over long periods of time.
Because it forms a translucent orange-yellow substance that glows when polished and held up to light, it has long been used in jewelry and other decorations. The proper classification for organic gems like coral, pearl, and amber is gem material, not gemstone. AMBER WAS ONCE PART OF A TREE'S IMMUNE SYSTEM.When a tree is punctured or scratched, the tree releases a sticky substance called resin to seal the wounded area. Over time, chemically stable kinds of resin will harden and form the pretty, translucent version of amber that you are familiar with. Thus amber is the hardened, stable resin of ancient trees. IT REQUIRES MILLIONS OF YEARS AND PROPER BURIAL CONDITIONS TO FORM. Most forms of resin are chemically unstable and will decay over time rather than harden. When a stable resin gets buried in the right conditions, such as in water sediments that formed the bottom of a lagoon or delta, sedimentary clay, shale, and sandstones associated with layers of lignite, a brown coal, it hardens through "progressive oxidation and polymerization of the original organic compounds, oxygenated hydrocarbons, " according to Emporia State University's Susie Ward Aber. The majority of amber is found within Cretaceous and Paleogene sedimentary rocks (approximately 30 to 90 million years old). The item "VINTAGE STERLING SILVER GENUINE AMBER RING SIGNED OTT PIN EARRINGS DROP LOT" is in sale since Saturday, May 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Retro, Vintage 1930s-1980s\Earrings". The seller is "4744366" and is located in Andover, Massachusetts.
This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Aruba, Belize, Saint lucia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Iceland, Jordan, Cayman islands, Luxembourg, Peru, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.