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Prices of Amber Are Dropping!

Having reached their highest levels between April and May, when they were literally increasing from one week to the next, the prices of amber have finally begun to drop. On average there’s been 10-20% drop, but the tendency is increasing....


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On amber in the Ukraine and Russia

The speeches about current decisions and events on the amber raw material market, given by representatives from Russia and the Ukraine at the closed meetings of the World Amber Council have been increasingly popular in the last two years. Is...


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To Sense Amber through Artistic Expression

To Sense Amber through Artistic Expression

The owners of the Amber Gallery-Museums, Virginija and Kazimieras Mizgiris, were looking for new artistic solutions and got the idea to redevelop one of the museum halls to create a new exhibition, in which visitors can feel the amber through artistic expression.

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We Can Talk about Amber in Many Different Ways – an Interview with Max Kwiatkowski

We Can Talk about Amber in Many Different Ways – an Intervie…

Amber is a fascinating topic, though you need to know how to get information about it into people's hands. Or perhaps even their subconsciousness...? Max Kwiatkowski, the originator of a private Amber Museum in Jarosławiec has found the way.

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Thursday, 05 June 2014 07:27

Amber Expedition II

Written by Anna Sado

“A great success of the Amber Expedition I was initiating and tightening contacts with people from various countries, who are interested in cooperation on the amber route. In order to benefit from this unique potential we have decided to continue the project” – says its leader Lechosław Ochocki.

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 20:51

Where Does Russian Amber End Up?

Written by Anna Sado

Following the Russian declarations, it was supposed to fulfil the needs of the producers from Kaliningrad in the first place, and the excess was meant to go on the market where everybody was going to have an opportunity to purchase it. The current situation, however, can be briefly summarised as: it was meant to be wonderful, but it ended up as usual...

Friday, 25 April 2014 12:42

European Artists on Amber

Written by press material

We know so little about what is happening in amber art in other countries. Who are the artists? How do they perceive amber? What do they want to tell us in their works? The exhibitionAmber in Contemporary Jewellery at Putti gallery in Riga is an opportunity to find the answers to the questions above. 

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 07:57

Retreat from Baltic Amber?

Written by John Fudala

This year's edition of the Amberif trade fair was marked by more intensified than before search for alternative resins to Baltic amber - not even necessarily the ones that could be used as the "Baltic" imitation, but simple the ones that would present equally well in jewellery.

Wednesday, 02 April 2014 07:33

Amber for Lithuanian, Polish and Russians?

Written by Anna Sado

On March 19th at the Amberif trade fair, the representatives of the Polish amber industry met the delegates of the Kaliningrad Region in order to discuss their future together. Is it possible? And if so, on what conditions?

Tuesday, 01 April 2014 07:28

Mercurius Gedanensis 2014

Written by Anna Sado

Art7 Wojciech Kalandyk and Arlekin are the winners of  Mercurius Gedanensis 2014 competition.

Wednesday, 09 April 2014 07:59

Amber Globe for Minimalism of Form

Written by Anna Sado

The award granted by the students of the Academy of Fine Arts in Łódź was granted this year to Piotr Zarański (Zarański amberdesign) for the simplicity and minimalist form of a silver bracelet with amber.

Monday, 07 April 2014 11:37

The Reform on the Amber Industry in Russia

Written by Zoya Kostyashova

The most important news from Kaliningrad over the past year was the Oblast Development Programme until 2020, adopted by the government of the Russian Federation; the Programme places considerable emphasis on the reform of the amber industry.

Prices of Baltic amber

Approximate prices of Baltic amber (raw material)

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Art 7
Art 7 deals with the production of modern jewellery with amber according to its own designs.
ANTIDOTUM WORKSHOP
Courses of designing and making artistic jewellery from silver and jewellery stone.
Ostrowski Design
The works of Jacek Ostrowski change stereotypical perception of jewellery with amber as a traditional one and introduce it in 21st century, appealing to the imagination of a wider circle of consumers, not only admirers of amber.

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