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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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The tremendous size and cultural diversity of the Indian market certainly can put off amber jewellery producers who are focused on China and are not looking for new outlets. In Neeraj Kayathwal's opinion, however, now is the right time to invest there. Why?

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“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.

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...

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. 

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.

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?