These 1 1/3” square deep rich golden amber earrings are backed in silver with a post on the back and are in great condition. The show the inclusions natural to Baltic amber.
Baltic amber, which is millions of years old, is the prehistoric fossilized resin of ancient pines often trapping the life of that time as it solidified creating a mini prehistoric map. It has been used as ornamentation since the Stone Age. It is symbolic of marriage, considered good luck and often given as a wedding gift. The Greeks believed amber was a kiss from the sun.