Amber is a fossilized resin from pines and other conifers that are several thousands to millions years old. Although it is not a stone, but a hardened resin, it is used as a gemstone for the manufacture of jewelry and other decorative objects. Due to its beneficial properties it has been treasured as one of the most popular gemstones since ancient times.
Handle this komboloi with care. Inclusions, cracks and breakage surfaces are a natural phenomenon and should never be associated with wear and tear.
Please do not use alcohol or any other type of disinfectant or chemical to clean or polish amber.