9 mm Dominican Blue Amber Beads. Use the drop down menu to choose clarity and color of all natural untreated Amber. Each bead is about .50 grams average size. NOTE 9 to 9.99 is consider 9mm bead
Our Amber is top quality, all natural and never treated. Here at Amber International we mine most of our Amber, we also purchase Amber from the local miners. We have a location in El Valle Dominican Republic where we work, polished and make jewelry.
100% Clarity is very rare, the larger the specimen the more difficult it is to find.
AAA- No Inclusions 5% of all amber in the world is AAA clarity.
AAB- Total Opaque even color through the Amber. This Amber is found in Sumatra and the Baltic.
AA- Inclusion up-to 15% of the Amber
A- Inclusion up-to 15% of the Amber. It Includes smoke dots and vegetation.
B- Heavy Included 16% to 35% of the Amber.
C- Inclusion cover 36% to 60% of the Amber.
D- Extremely Included 61% to 99% of the Amber.
E- Solid. Mostly found in Sumatra.
Transparent amber is more valuable than cloudy material. An interesting plant or animal inclusion adds to the value of an amber specimen. Dominican Republic has the clearest amber in the world, Grading the clarity is quite a task,