Insect specimen in authentic baltic amber. Amber is approx 3cm x 2cm
Location: Northern Europe
Age: 45 MYO
Amber is the fossilized resin of trees. It occurs in many shapes and colors. Colors ranging from yellow to red, even black. Amber is known for trapping insects and plant material, making it an interesting window into the past. Amber can be found in many places around the world including Northern Myanmar (Burma), Mexico and the Dominican Republic, but 90% of the worlds supply comes from the Baltic Region of Northern Europe.