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Windows On The Past: 7 Amazing Creatures Preserved In Amber

Dominican Republic amber from the La Toca area that actually contain a lizard. Lizard (unidentified) that may be an Anole or Gecko, along with a larvae, a piece of a leaf and many other insects embedded in it.

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from WIRED

Oldest Preserved Spider Web Dates Back to Dinosaurs

"The world’s oldest known spider web has been discovered on a beach in Sussex, England, trapped inside an ancient chunk of amber. Scientists found the rare amber fossil in December, and have now confirmed that it contains remnants of spider silk spun roughly 140 million years ago by an ancestor of modern orb-weaving spiders."

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Bumble Bee in Amber ❦ CRYSTALS ❦ semi precious stones ❦ Kristall ❦ Minerals ❦ Cristales ❦

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EXTREMELY RARE SCORPION AND VELVET MITE IN AMBER from La Bucara Mine, near Santiago, Dominican Republic

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Baltic amber (40-50 MYO) - Biting midge (Ceratopogonidae) by leth.damgaard, via Flickr | In #China? Try www.importedFun.com for award winning #kid's #science |

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How to make fake amber using clear nail polish and food coloring. Consider using parchment paper as well. Could this be used to make fake honey?

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Rare old Baltic sub- amber Scorpion fossil ball 100%...

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Amber Fossil Craft makes great holiday gifts. You can add a loop to make a pendant. From Doodles and Jots.

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Amber is a powerful healer and cleanser of the body, mind and spirit.Amber draws disease from the body, healing and renewing the nervous system and balancing the right and left parts of the brain. It absorbs pain and negative energy, helping to alleviate stress. Amber opens the throat centre, treating goiters and other throat problems. It also treats stomach, spleen, kidneys, bladder, liver and gallbladder. Amber strengthens the mucus membranes and alleviates joint problems.

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