“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Northern Geological Supplies Ltd
Northern Geological Supplies Ltd

“Bringing The Past, Into the Future”

Amber Book (Natural History Museum)

£7.96 ex VAT

Interest in Amber has grown owing both to its beauty as a jewellery & its fascinating insect inclusions. Amber is a remarkable substance that originates from the resin of trees that lived millions of years ago. Anything that became trapped in this sticky resin was fossilised & perfectly preserved. The insects and others inclusions found in amber today are providing scientists with unique insights into the history of life on earth.
This lavishly illustrated book tells how amber is formed, where it is found and how to distinguish genuine amber from fakes. It describes the many uses of amber , in art as well as science & recounts the elusive search for DNA from insect inclusions. Detailed keys and stunning photos provide an identification guide to all the insect groups and other animals found in amber. Discover for your self the many secrets that are held in this natural time capsule.

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Interest in Amber has grown owing both to its beauty as a jewellery & its fascinating insect inclusions. Amber is a remarkable substance that originates from the resin of trees that lived millions of years ago. Anything that became trapped in this sticky resin was fossilised & perfectly preserved. The insects and others inclusions found in amber today are providing scientists with unique insights into the history of life on earth.
This lavishly illustrated book tells how amber is formed, where it is found and how to distinguish genuine amber from fakes. It describes the many uses of amber , in art as well as science & recounts the elusive search for DNA from insect inclusions. Detailed keys and stunning photos provide an identification guide to all the insect groups and other animals found in amber. Discover for your self the many secrets that are held in this natural time capsule.

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Weight 250 g

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