Date or Era:Materials ancient, polishing modern
Dimensions:1.2 in. high
Made of Baltic amber with organic matter trapped inside (no bugs). Amber is the uncrystallized fossilized resin of conifer trees. The material dates to 20-50 million years ago. Amber occurs in a range of colors, usually yellow-orange-brown that is associated with the color "amber." Rarely seen in other colors. It can be clear, cloudy or opaque.