From ancient times amber is well known and loved by people. Archaeologists find amber pieces all over the world. More than 3 thousand years BC, jewelry made from amber was worn by Egyptian pharaohs. Nomadic tribes – Huns and Scythians – used amber as exchange currency. But amber is far away from being just a regular stone! These page is collection of articles that will help you to better understand what amber is. Here you will find various interesting facts as well as scientific researches made on the gem. So take your time and welcome to the fascinating world of amber.