Dominican Blue Amber is the most interesting amber found in the world. When Columbus arrived in 1492 at the island which the Spaniards called “La Hispaniola” (today Dominican Republic and Haiti), the Admiral got quite a surprise...

Amber Mines

Let’s play word association. I say a word and you try to think of all the words that come to mind.Ready? Here it goes.“Amber Mine. ”Excavation. Hole in the ground. Shafts. Dirty-faced miners. Trolley. Shovels. Lamps on helmets. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Okay, don’t know where the last one came from....

You’ll be hard pressed to find someone who has not at least heard or even seen the original Steven Spielberg movie Jurassic Park or one of its sequels: cloned dinos run rampage, chew on extras and then let the main characters get away. Lather, rinse, repeat for the sequels. Cheese galore...

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the rarest of them all? I'm not afraid to say it: diamonds are the least rare gems in the world. Now, before a mob of angry housewives accuses me of romance deficiency, allow me to point out ...

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