We are offering an exquisitely Chinese carved red amber snuff bottle. The amber is tested and the bottle floats in salt water. The bottle weighs 27 grams. It is 2.5 inches tall and about 1 inch at widest part. It is carved with flora and fauna and two squirrels playing. Art of an exquisite collection that we will be offering. At Magicnecklace we have been dealing in amber for 30 years. All our amber offerings are thoroughly tested. Amber has many different appearances, degrees of polish, hardness, opacity and colors. There are many imitations to amber, but amber can be tested quite easily. The three methods are the static test, the UV light test and the floating test. All amber should pass the static and UV test. Not all amber floats in a heavy saline solution, but all amber is less dense than stone and warmer to the touch. Which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since. Much valued from antiquity to the present as a. Amber is made into a variety of decorative objects. Amber is used in. It has also been used as a healing agent in folk medicine. Major deposits of amber exist in the Baltic region and the Dominican Republic as well as other areas. The oldest amber found was from 320 million years ago. There are 5 different classes of amber and it comes in many colors and varying degrees of opacity and hardness. It can be treated, polished, heated, compressed, molded and carved. Amber can range from white to yellow, to brown, red (Cherry amber), the rare green and the very rare blue from the Dominican Republic. Is a name given to tree. Particularly the aromatic resins from the copal tree. Used by the cultures of. And for other purposes. More generally, the term. Describes resinous substances in an intermediate stage of. And hardening between “gummier” resins and. The item “Outstanding Chinese carved Amber snuff bottle 27.1 grams 2.5 tall” is in sale since Friday, February 22, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Snuff Bottles”. The seller is “magicnecklace” and is located in Deerfield Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Color: Red
- Region of Origin: China
- Primary Material: Amber
- Original/Reproduction: Vintage Original