17.35 ct Natural BLUE AMBER Cab Indonesia (NOT Drilled/NO Hole)

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 27 x 17 x 18mm
Weight (carats) 17.35 carats
No Treatment


Most details shown in the large image are actually not visible to the naked eye, large photographs are meant to show details. We have made the image the closest possible to the original item when viewed on computer screen. Depending on the viewers’ monitor settings, the colour of the item may appear a few shades lighter or darker in comparison to the original item.

Blue amber is the rarest variety of amber! It was known to be only found in the Dominican Republic and small amount in Mexico, but NOT any more as they found more in Indonesia. You may want to visit this GIA webpage to learn more about blue ambers : www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/summer-2014-liu-color-phenomena-blue-amber

The blue amber listed here, its ACTUAL body colour is honey brown but when exposed to sun light, it appears ‘bluish’. Means, you will only see the bluish effect in natural sunlight or any other light source that has a slight component of UV (Ultra Violet) light because of its fluorescence.

For blue amber, the more intense the bluish reaction and the more cleaner the material, the more valuable it is. Blue Amber of decent size and good quality is getting very rare and command a very high market price. Truly unique organic gemstone!


PRODUCT : Natural Blue Amber Cabochon (NOT Drilled / NO Hole)


CLARITY : Translucent


HARDNESS : 2.0 - 2.5

ORIGIN : West Sumatera, Indonesia


IF - Free of inclusions under a loupe with 10x magnification

VVS - Microscopic inclusions barely seen under a loupe with 10x magnification

VS - Very slight inclusions visible only to the scrutiny of the close naked eye

SI - Small inclusions easily seen to the close naked eye

I - Heavy or large inclusions obvious to the naked eye

Transparent - Transmitting light without serious diffusion / may have rutile or other inclusions

Translucent - Allowing light to pass through, but not transparent

Opaque - Does not allow light to pass through


Weight and size of gemstone/item may vary slightly from piece to piece due to difference in calibration of our weighing and measuring scales compared to those used by buyers.

Colour may also not appear exactly as in real life due to variation in computer monitor resolution and lighting used during photo shooting. Our photos are taken under fluorescent lighting; sometimes Torch Light and Flash Light are also used. We will do our very best to represent the accurate pictures of all our items.

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Auction ID 870125
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Starts 19th Jan 2019 8:06am PST
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