About this stone
Amber is technically not a gemstone or mineral, but a fossilized sap from prehistoric trees that has aged over the course of millions of years. Early physicians prescribed amber for headaches, heart problems, arthritis and a variety of other ailments. amber is the symbol of courage. Asian cultures regard amber as the 'soul of the tiger'. Egyptians placed a piece of amber in the casket of a loved one to ensure the body would forever remain whole.