Amber with Insects (Baltic)
Gorgeous pieces of Baltic Amber with insect inclusions – flies, mosquitoes, and spiders.
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Baltic Amber with Insects
Gorgeous pieces of Baltic Amber with insect inclusions - flies, mosquitoes, and spiders.
These are gorgeous pieces with at least one visible insect.
I personally find Amber fascinating. I bought a small USB microscope capable of 300x magnification; you can see some of the photos I've taken of insects with it. I'm afraid I'm not experienced enough to identify specific species of insect.
Polish Amber - Eocene, around 55 million years old
Most of the insects in this Amber will be visible by eye, but 10x or higher magnification is recommended.
- A3 - 23x18x12MM - a single visible fly, I have polished a window into this piece so it can be seen more easily. 10x loupe recommended.
If requested in the 'order notes' section I can draw a circle around the insect on the surface of the Amber - this can be removed with solvents like acetone or nail polish remover but makes it easier to find the insect.
Frequently asked questions and delivery information
How do we grade stones?
There is no overall universal grading system for the majority of our products. As such, the grades we use are internal only. They simply refer to higher and lower qualities, but they may be entirely different grades to other websites. C grade pieces are of lower quality than B grade, which is lower than A grade.
How does our ordering and delivery process work?
You place an order via the website. When it’s been picked and packed, your order will be marked as completed and dropped off at our local post office. We have an account with the post office called a “Drop and Go” account, which allows the post office staff to process our parcels when they have free time, rather than me queuing up and delaying everyone else.
I get tracking information etc online when this has been completed. I typically do not send tracking information to customers unless they request it – but if you’ve requested tracked postage, it has been sent tracked! If you have any worries or concerns about your parcel being delayed please feel free to get in touch and I’ll send the tracking info over! We also get delivery confirmations for parcels over 25MM thick by default.
How do international orders work?
After Brexit, with the UK leaving the European Union, certain things have changed with regards to international orders. European Union customers will now likely be liable to pay the same amount of import VAT as any other international customers. You will be responsible for any customs and import fees.
I’d like to return my order for a refund.
No problem at all – just get in touch and we’ll arrange it. You can read our full returns policy here.
What payment methods do you accept?
I can accept Paypal, Stripe, cheque, and direct bank transfers. Paypal and Stripe will both allow you to pay with credit and debit cards.