The Copenhagen Amber Museum is a museum in central Copenhagen, Denmark. It is owned by the House of Amber. The museum is located in Kanneworffs house, one of the oldest buildings in Copenhagen. The house was build in 1606, but its current appearance is due to an adaptation in the 1780s. The house has been […]
The Amber Coast is the name of the coastal strip of the Baltic Sea located in Kaliningrad. This area is known for amber excavation since the mid-19th century and up to date is a location of open-pit amber mines. Deposits in Palmnikenskoe and Primorskoe contain up to 80% of the world’s amber reserves, they were […]
The Kaliningrad Regional Amber Museum is located in Kaliningrad, Russia. It is devoted to housing and displaying amber artworks. It is located on the shore of Lake Verkhneye. Its construction began in 1972 and was opened in 1979.
Since 1998, on the Polish coast during the summer season, amber catching competitions have been organized annually. The competition consists of two rounds – the elimination and the final, both held on Jantar beaches.
Amber in Poland is associated unambiguously with the Baltic Sea. The Baltic beach, Kurpie and Amber Road are located where the possibility of finding this fossil is the greatest.
The Amber Route is a trade route between the Mediterranean countries and ancient Rome with the lands located on the southern coast of the Baltic Sea.
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In 2012, The National Geological Institute confirmed that are huge amounts of amber located in Poland. The sources of that precious stone can be worth up to over 7 billion dollars!
Since the middle ages, Gdańsk has been proclaimed the world’s capital of amber. Many writers and poets wrote about Gdańsk as this superior source of amber. In ancient times Baltic amber from Gdańsk was transported to the Roman Empire.
Amber in Poland is associated unambiguously with the Baltic Sea. The Baltic beach, Kurpie and Amber Road are located where the possibility of finding this fossil is the greatest. However, it is not so easy as it may seem. On the one hand, this process requires a lot of patience, but on the other, it’s […]