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The Vistula Spit ditch – Amber will not be excavated.

18 January 2021

Amber will not be excavated in the area of the Vistula Spirt ditch investment, due to the high excavation cost. As the Maritime Office in Gdynia informs.

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Amber chemical composition

12 January 2021

Amber is a hard resin of conifers, sporadically deciduous trees. Amber is older than the human existence on Earth. It can be divided into 60 different amber subcategories and groups.

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Lapis Lazuli – Properties and meaning

12 January 2021

Lapis Lazuli is one of the most interesting and vibrant natural gemstones. It is a type of lazurite. It was highly appreciated in ancient times and usually mistaken for sapphire, which occurred only in few sources over the world.

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Learn more about the unique Lapis Lazuli gemstone

12 January 2021

Lapis lazuli is one of the most beautiful gemstones characterized by its rich blue color. Its value has been known for thousands of years. The jewel contains visible gold particles, which are usually associated with the heavens and dieties.

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Extraordinary stone – Malachite. Learn more about this unique stone!

12 December 2020

Malachite is one of the most aesthetically pleasing and breathtaking stones that belong to the group of common carbonates, widely exploited. It is often found high in the mountains. Malachite is related to lapis lazuli which main sources are located in Kenya.

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Magical Elixir – Amber Tincture. Learn more about its medical properties.

23 November 2020

Since ancient times the amber tincture has been used in folk medicine and proclaimed the magical healing elixir. Nowadays it is still believed that the tincture helps to cure such sicknesses and diseases as rheumatism, migraines, flu, asthma, rootlets, muscle pain, digestive tract ailments, hypertension, respiratory diseases, or heart ailments. It is also believed that […]

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How to take care of your amber jewelry?

28 October 2020

Just like any other type of jewelry, amber jewelry requires special care and storage. To avoid damages and scratches and to preserve the ideal condition of your favorite amber pieces for a long period of time, follow our practical guidelines on how to take care of the jewelry.

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Turquoise Stone Occurance

05 September 2020

Turquoise is a stone characterized by its intensive blue or blue-green color. It occurs mostly in a form of clumps or veins, among the volcanic rocks. They are often located in a dry climate. The habitat of this semi-precious stone should be rich in aluminum.

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Tiger’s Eye – a beautiful magical stone!

26 August 2020

Tiger’s Eye belongs to one of the twinkling varieties of quartz (which contain crocidolite fibers, a mineral from the amphibole group). The opaque mineral shows the so-called optical “cat’s eye effect”, which appears as a narrow line of light, resembling the pupil of a cat’s eye, which moves over the polished and protruding surface of […]

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Stainless steel jewelry with amber

17 August 2020

Amber is a type of fossil resin of ancient conifers, sporadically deciduous trees of various kinds. There are up to 60 known species. The oldest of them are dated back to the Devonian epoch (found in Canada), the youngest was found in North America, Arica, Australia, and New Zeland (known as copal). 

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