Displaying items by tag: baltic amber standards
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 07:41

Tomasz Mikołajczyk: Misery…

...a few reasons explaining why the directors of the Gdańsk International Fair should resign.

Published in Opinions

This year, from among three nominees, the Committee chose Gabriela Gierłowska to be the Amber Personality of the Year 2013.

Published in Information
Monday, 03 March 2014 15:30

The 21st Edition of the Amberif

Over 450 exhibitors from 12 countries and 6 thousand visitors are expected by the organisers of the 21st Fair for Amber Jewellery and Stones AMBERIF 2014. What impact on the event will the restriction on access to the raw material from Kaliningrad have?

Published in Fairs

A reply, by Andrzej Kasprzak, the President of the International Gdańsk Fair, to the Open Letter by Tomasz Mikołajczyk, addressed to the President of the City of Gdańsk, Paweł Adamowicz, and the Marshall of the Pomeranian Voivodeship, Mieczysław Struk.

Published in Information

A reply, by Mariusz Drapikowski, the chairman of the International Amber Association, to the Open Letter by Tomasz Mikołajczyk, addressed to the President of the City of Gdańsk, Paweł Adamowicz, and the Marshall of the Pomeranian Voivodeship, Mieczysław Struk.

Published in Information

The exhibition Amber and Its Imitations will be held at the Earth Museum by the Polish Academy of Sciences until May 2014. It is meant to make us more aware of amber imitations and fakes, which are more and more common on the market.

Published in Exhibitions
Tuesday, 27 August 2013 14:59

Not As Pressed As One Would Think

Each unlabelled amber modification causes problems to sellers, buyers and researchers. Pressed amber is the most problematic off all though. Why?

Published in Information
Monday, 19 August 2013 09:18

The Real Story of Green Amber

Where does green amber come from? It's marsh amber - is the answer. The story has it that it is the kind of amber that has been deposited in the marsh, thus its green shade. Meanwhile it is not the marshy conditions that created this type off amber, but...

Published in Information

Cherry, cognac and lemon are very popular shades of amber. They are so popular that some people are convinced that cognac is the only colour of natural amber... Nothing could be more wrong! How is amber coloured and why?

Published in Information
Tuesday, 13 August 2013 09:25

Producers Talk About the Amber Market

It's difficult, rather unpredictable, with moderate chances to develop - this is how producers of amber products answered when asked to evaluate the current situation of the amber market. What else did Adam Pstrągowski, Marcin Buzalski, Marcin Wesołowski and Leszek Duliński say about it?

Published in Interviews

Prof. Barbara Kosmowska-Ceranowicz talks about blurring the borders between modified amber and its imitations, about identification difficulties and how to get around all that.

Published in Interviews

Tomasz Mikołajczyk, who has been involved in the amber industry for 25 years, is telling us about his latest project which "surpasses all accepted schemes and standards". The project is a private Museum of Amber in Cracow and the purchase of spectrometer which is meant to "bring the market back to normal". 

Published in Interviews
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 22:46

The IAA Excludes Shaped Amber

The Board of the International Amber Association changed the rules of recommendation at their last seating. The change excludes the possibility of using shaped amber (at high temperature, of one block, cut to the desired shape earlier) by companies recommended by the International Amber Association. It will be implemented alongside issuing new certificates and renewing old ones.

Published in Information

The anxiety towards modified amber is not always justified.

Published in Michał Kosior
Thursday, 13 September 2012 15:30

Does Ambermart Indicate Future of the Industry?

The 13th edition of the International Amber Fair Ambermart took place in the new – modern – Exhibition and Congress Centre AmberExpo. The fair has shown that the future of the industry is most likely in China and natural amber.

Published in Fairs
Both terms are true if it comes to the process of amber treatment, but devil is in the detail, namely in the customer's reaction.
Published in Marcin Wesołowski
Last year was plentiful in terms of the events which were implemented, largely thanks to the cooperation between various teams and groups of people.
Published in Opinions
In my opinion, the most important event in 2010 was joining the Operational Program Innovative Economy 6.5 of the Ministry of Economy by the amber and jewellery industry.
Published in Robert Pytlos
Why? I suggest watching the rare green Baltic amber advertising spot, which I found on the Internet.
Published in Robert Pytlos