Nature Art: "Rainbow Rock" Benjamin Cowderoy	 or BenjaminNeil 2010-09-10 (@flickr 4977585595)

Nature Art: "Rainbow Rock" Benjamin Cowderoy or BenjaminNeil 2010-09-10 (@flickr 4977585595)

Uncut Raw Blue Amber: "Blue amber is the rarest of all ambers, and before the Indonesian discovery it was only found in the Dominican Republic and in small quantities in Mexico, [and]….in a small area of Sumatra is found in a primary deposit in between coal layers that range in age from 15-25 million years old, some layers are even older. Less than 1% of all the amber recovered is of blue color."

Uncut Raw Blue Amber: "Blue amber is the rarest of all ambers, and before the Indonesian discovery it was only found in the Dominican Republic and in small quantities in Mexico, [and]….in a small area of Sumatra is found in a primary deposit in between coal layers that range in age from 15-25 million years old, some layers are even older. Less than 1% of all the amber recovered is of blue color."

Green Amber (fossilized tree resin from an ancient relative of a tropical species called "algarroba") from Dominican Republic

Green Amber (fossilized tree resin from an ancient relative of a tropical species called "algarroba") from Dominican Republic

Spectacular blue! Layer of tiny sparkling Azurite crystals on the inside of a geode.

Spectacular blue! Layer of tiny sparkling Azurite crystals on the inside of a geode.

Imperial jasper cabochon by Sam Silverhawk gemstones

Imperial jasper cabochon by Sam Silverhawk gemstones

An amazing little selection of opals from around the world. DerHammerStein…

An amazing little selection of opals from around the world. DerHammerStein…

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