FOSSILS: world’s Oldest Spiderweb Found in Amber


Several of the major press agencies reported on this discovery. However many of them failed to mention the name of the person who actually found the Amber, and in fact a completely new Amber deposit in the UK. You can read several personal comments by Jamie Hiscocks as well as view a number of the […]

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Amber References in Antique Gemological Books

Works before 1600 on Amber Greeks: “Theophrastus”: discussion of a stone that turns out to be Amber (10 pages). Read of Roman, Greek uses and Damigeron as well. 10th century Persian Scientist “Al-Biruni” writes on Amber and its different origins as known in Iran at the time   Also try Amber chapter by early 16th

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