Amber: An organic gem (the product of living organisms and biological processes), amber is the fossilized sap or resin of prehistoric trees. The sap that formed amber used today is estimated between 320 million and 2.5 million years old! Based on archeological findings in the French Pyrenees, Paleolithic man stored amber in caves 15,000 years ago. Found in caves on the shores of the British islands, this Baltic amber washed ashore and was carved into beads between 13,000 and 11,000 years ago. A prehistoric and beautiful material, amber will generate a slight electric charge when rubbed with a cloth. It is used mystically to bring the energies of patience, protection, psychic shielding, romantic love, sensuality, purification, balance, healing and calmness to those who wear or carry it. Brings a care free, sunny disposition, promotes success and good luck, dissolves oppositions.
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