This Dominican Amber is found in the mountains north of Santiago at elevations of 700 - 1,500 meters near the Coast of the Cordillera Septentrional in the Dominican Republic. Dominican Amber is reputed to be the best in the world for it's range of color, it's translucency and high frequency of trapped specimens. Amber comes in a Honey or Gold color it also comes in shades of Green, Red, and even Blue which is considered to be very rare.
Amber Cabochon- AAA Grade Red Shade- 1.1 Grams Dimensions: 15 x 12 x 8 mm
To find out if Amber is Fake or Real?
Two common tests for amber are:
1. Put it in salt water
2. Place amber under a fluorescent lamp.
NOTE: Amber floats in salt water whereas plastic sinks, and the glow of amber changes under fluorescent light, while that of plastic doesn't.