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Now you can own a piece of ancient history with one of the world's finest new sources of untreated, natural amber. Over twenty million years old and found in the Dominican Republic, this rare and valuable new find contains whole insects including ants, flying ants, stingless bees and/or other prehistoric insects found in that region. Each amber component has fine clarity and visibility, increasing the perceived value.
Major deposits of natural amber come from the Dominican Republic and typically range in age between one million and 360 million years, having been formed during the Carboniferous through the Pleistocene geological periods.
Fire Mountain Gems and Beads' new amber components containing small bugs pose no exporting restrictions and can be shipped to other countries.
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