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Burton's Gems and Opals

7.37ct Amber, Faceted Octagonal Cut

7.37ct Amber, Faceted Octagonal Cut

Regular price $315.00 USD
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Loose Faceted Amber

A challenge to both find and produce, faceted amber is difficult for cutters to work with due to amber's softness and consistency.  As material heats from friction through the cutting process, it becomes gummy, making stones with a good polish rare.

 

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The Weight: 7.37cts

The Origin: Mexico

The Measurements: 17.33mm x 17.27mm x 12.29mm

Additional Notes: No bug inclusions.  Hairlike fissures are seen due to crazing of the material- these are seen most visibly in the video.  Color is a warm, rich gold.  Polish and clarity are exceptional for the size of a faceted amber stone.

The Scientific:

  • Mohs hardness: 2 - 2.5
  • petrified tree sap from 30 - 90 million years ago; technically is not a mineral, but mineraloid
  • material comes in many colors, including yellow, gold, red, blue, and green

The Spiritual:

  • absorbs negative energy and releases bright, soothing energy
  • embodies potentialities unrealized
  • protects against psychic vampires and attacks

  

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