Various Delightful Colors Of Amber Stone Jewelry | Amanda Bass Designs

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Colors of Amber

multi-color-amber-jewelry.pngAmber fossils have a variety of colors. Also with the usual saffron color amber that is the most widely known color, the color may range whitish in color to a lemony yellow, to brownish and black. Other unique colors are rosy color amber, a rare blue amber, and also a green amber. The best amber is a transparent color, milky amber. Milky amber encloses different minute bubbles; which is called "bony amber".

Dominican amber is luminous and the scarcest Dominican amber available is blue. This type of amber turns a blue color in sunlight. This type of amber is scarce, making it very valuable and expensive.

Yellow is the color of Baltic amber, the reddish yellow color is of the Sicilian amber, Romanian amber is a brownish color and in the Burmese amber it is a honey color to rusty color. Amber comes in cognac, golden, orange, red, yellow, brown, white, bluish, green, and "black".

Many Colors of Amber

You may find Amber in a variety of colors such as orange, yellow, red, green, brown, white, blue, green and near black. It could also be clouded or transparent. What makes Amber unique is the ability it had to preserve organic life forms. It is usual to find bits of vegetation and bugs, trapped in the amber. Which is makes amber appreciated to enthusiasts and the experts. Baltic amber is usually rich bright yellowish. Amber colors are also light to murky and also mixed tones of brown, white, yellow, red, green, blue, gray and even black colors.

Exotic but Rare Colors

Amber also can come in many other different shades and colors besides the trademarked yellow or brown. Pyrites can cause amber to have a bluish color. When there is a lack of certain acids in amber, the color can be a deep brownish black color. When amber is this color it is known as Stantienite. When amber is an opaque brown color that has many fissures inside the resin, it's called Glessite.

Most Popular Colors

Amber tends to have many different color variations ranging from a yellowish honey color to a brownish color with gold to a deep brown. This typically is the most common color types available and is used by many artisans and jewelers to make different varieties of jewelry.

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