Items filtered by date: March 2015
Friday, 27 March 2015 13:56

Lithuania will start amber mining

This year, the largest international exhibition of amber and jewelry in Baltic countries Amber Trip 2015 has launched an exclusive event – a press conference on plans to mine Lithuanian amber, lying in the Curonian Lagoon beside Juodkrante.

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Monday, 16 March 2015 17:23

The German Media Writing about Amber

An article about amber has been published in Goldschmiede Zeitung (GZ), a leading German monthly magazine for the jewellery and  watchmaking industry. The article mentions the Amberif trade fair, decreasing prices of the amber raw material, the Chinese market and modern Polish jewellery. 

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Sunday, 15 March 2015 18:48

Mimesis

After last year's project of an amber tampon, this year's Main Prize of the Amberif Design Award, held under the slogan Mimesis, seems to be very “low key”…

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Sunday, 15 March 2015 18:41

Amber – a Year Later

In January 2014 the producers were paralysed by the prices of raw material going through the roof, as well as by the dramatic lack of the raw material. Today the prices have fallen by half, and there is a lot of raw material on the market, though its quality is not always good enough.

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2014 turned out to be very good for the Lithuanian amber industry, and in 2015 amber mining from the deposits located in the Curonian spit is meant to begin. The condition of that industry will be put on test for the first time this year at the Amber Trip trade fair that will be held in Vilnius over March 18th and 21st

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Tuesday, 10 March 2015 08:55

Amber. Around the World

Nine jewelery artists and more than fifty design specimens using  a variety of styles and techniques with Baltic, Dominican and Sumatran amber - make the announcement of the exhibition Amber: Around the World, which will have its premiere at the Amber Museum and Amberif fair in Gdansk, Poland.

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People have been fascinated by searching for amber and mining amber in Poland, since the beginning of history. Primeval amber mines and various finds are located in the eastern part of the Środkowopolska Lowland, Podlaskobiałoruska Upland, the western and eastern parts of Pomeranian Lake District and Southern Baltic Shoreland. It is the area located between the delta of Eocene rivers, running from the forests growing on the land in the Palaeogene period (Sałaciński, Łazowski 2008).

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