Tag: amber

Amber souvenirs in Old Riga

June 24, 2018 Objects 0

The Baltic region is home to the largest known deposit of amber, called Baltic amber or succinite. Today, more than 90% of the world’s amber comes from Kaliningrad Oblast of Russia. It is a major source of income for the region; the local Kaliningrad Amber Combine extracted 250 tonnes of it in 2014, 400 tonnes… Read more

Soviet-made amber chess

May 28, 2018 Objects 0

Soviet-made amber chess: