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Insect & Amber Fossils

Hard as stone, amber is the fossilized remnant of the resin that once flowed through tree tissues. Brilliant in color, amber has the added benefit of often trapping in its core insects and other flora, transforming the simply beautiful solid into an historical time capsule.

Amber has played a crucial role throughout history as means of personal adornment. Considered by many early cultures to have talismanic properties, amber was once worn to protect the individual. As it warms to body temperature, amber is considered particularly powerful in warding off or remedying various diseases. Amber has also been used a gemstone of sorts, as its rich, warm shades of yellow and brown are a fitting complement to skin tones as well as other gems.

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March 17, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Berlin, Germany

€60 (starting bid)

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Selenopeltis sp. Ordovician

March 17, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Eudolatites sp.- Mortality Plate

March 17, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$450 (starting bid)

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Order Asaphida, Family Trinucleidae

March 17, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Amber Specimen, Large Porous Nugget, 4.75

March 18, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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rare Baltic amber

March 24, 2018, 11:00 AM CET
Mutterstadt, Germany

€751 (starting bid)

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Aaa+ 20.40 Cts Baltic Amber Translucent Cabochon

March 24, 2018, 2:00 PM EST
Bluffton, SC, USA

$55 (starting bid)

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March 25, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Chester, NY, USA

$40 (starting bid)

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An Amber Boulder

March 26, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Tyson Corner, VA, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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