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Amber Gallery
 

City
Vilnius
Phone
8 5 2623092
Email
info@ambergallery.lt
Homepage
www.ambergallery.lt
Description:
In the Amber Museum you will get acquainted with Baltic amber witch is 50 million years old. Its’ morphology embraces the pieces of amber that are different in form, size and color. Your attention will be caught by a unique collection of inclusions: a shell in amber, a mosquito that has sucked the blood, the leg of a grasshopper…You will get opportunity to reveal the beauty and power of amber in its entirety as much as possible. You will see the reconstructed treasure of Juodkrantė (this treasure was found in 1882 in Couronian Spit and consists of 434 amber artifacts of the Neolithic period).
In the unearthed cellar there is a valuable archaeological find – a 15th century complex of furnaces used for baking ceramics with authentic finds: pottery, tiles and ceramic money - boxes. And also different other finds: coins, crosses, a needle from 16th – 17th century.
You will get a chance to touch a natural amber piece, to taste a specific amber drink, to see the process of the amber polishing. In Amber Gallery you will have an opportunity to see the exposition of modern artists who work with amber and you will be able to buy modern amber jewelry and other amber articles made by famous jewelers. All amber peaces and jewellery articles in our gallery are certified and made from Baltic amber.


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