Blue amber is a rare and valuable variety of amber that exhibits a vibrant blue color. 

Origin: Blue amber is primarily found in the Dominican Republic, specifically in the mines located in the northern region of the country. It is also found in small quantities in other countries such as Mexico and Indonesia.

Formation: Amber is formed from the fossilized resin of ancient trees. The blue color in blue amber is caused by a phenomenon known as fluorescence, where the amber emits a blue glow when exposed to ultraviolet (UV) light. This unique characteristic is attributed to the presence of certain organic compounds in the amber.

Value: Blue amber is highly sought after by collectors and jewelry enthusiasts due to its rarity and beautiful blue color. Its value is determined by factors such as the intensity and quality of the blue color, the presence of inclusions, and the overall clarity of the amber.

Uses: Blue amber is often used in jewelry, including pendants, earrings, and rings. It can be cut and polished into various shapes to enhance its beauty. Some people also collect blue amber specimens for their aesthetic appeal and rarity.

Authenticity: Due to its high value, there are instances of fake or imitation blue amber in the market. It is essential to purchase blue amber from reputable sources and ensure proper authentication to avoid any scams.

Conservation: The mining of blue amber has raised concerns about its impact on the environment. Some organizations and communities are working towards sustainable mining practices and promoting responsible sourcing to protect the natural resources and ecosystems.

In summary, blue amber is a fascinating and precious gemstone known for its vibrant blue color. Its rarity and unique fluorescence make it a highly prized material in the world of jewelry and gem collecting

More about amber:

In the origin of ambar there are many mythical reports. Ovid wrote that a son of Helios, Phaethon, gained the confidence of his father to approve him to drive the chariot of the sun through the heavens for a day, he deviated too close to the earth, which scorched it. In order for Zeus to save the earth he struck Phaethon with a thunderbolt, he died. The tears of his mother and sister dried by the sun are now said to be known ,amber.

The Greeks named amber `elektron` it may be because of this mythical story or because it becomes electrically charged when rubbed with a cloth and can attract small particles. Homer referred briefly to amber jewelry as a magnificent gift in the Odyssey.
The writer ,Nicias mentioned amber to be the juice or essence of the setting sun jelled in the sea and hurl up on shore.
To control amber-producing areas, Romans sent armies to win over this control. Eperor Nero knew amber. Roman historian Pliny, said an amber figurine was almost the price of a healthy slave, no matter how small it was. ��Bernstein�� (Burnstone) was what the ancient Germans called amber.
Clear colorless amber was considered the most precious material for rosary beads in the Middle Ages not considering its smooth and silky feel. Electded orders of knights managed the trade, unlicenced property of rare amber was illegal in most of Europe by the year 1400.

Metaphysical Lore Amber is considered to have metaphysical properties that give health , good luck and spiritual healing. Its said that it is one of the stones in the Breastplate of The High Priest. Amber is also related to the Archangel Uriel, whose name means "God is Light". Uriel heals away bitterness and unforgiven. Uriels aura glows as pale yellow. It has been used as a symbol for marriage , to assure promises.Its said to bring good luck to warriors, also said to be as a possible stone in the Brisiling necklace which is worn by Freya,the Goddess of Valkyries, in the Norse mythology.
The stone is used in fire ceremonies of ancient tribal healer. It is a sacred stone to both, Native American and Eastern Indians. As a fumigant to clear negativity, the stone has been burned,since medieval days.

Medicinal Lore By absorbing negative energy into positive energy, amber allows the body to heal itself.It releases a sunny and bright soothing energy, which helps to calm nerves.
It is said that it has also been used in treatment of dis-eases of the throat, also as kidney and bladder maladies. In ancient times, it was used as a penicillin-like remedy, being ground and ingested.