The Board of the International Amber Association changed the rules of recommendation at their last seating. The change excludes the possibility of using shaped amber (at high temperature, of one block, cut to the desired shape earlier) by companies recommended by the International Amber Association. It will be implemented alongside issuing new certificates and renewing old ones.
Amberif Design Award is the most important international competition dedicated to amber. This year an international jury board has granted awards and distinctions to a total of 6 works out of 152 which followed the theme Simply a Ring. The works were submitted to the competition by 110 authors from 17 countries. Which works turned to be the best?
Tomasz Mikołajczyk, the owner of network of the BORUNI / Mikołajczyki Amber stores, was awarded the honorary title of the Amber Personality of the Year 2012 for many years of his trace activity in the amber industry and trade reliability, as well as amber promotion through the Amber Portal amber.com.pl, which he also owns.
Amber Portal amber.com.pl and the Gdańsk International Fair SA would like to invite everybody to take part in the 6th edition of the competition for the prettiest amber jewellery - exhibitors to submit their products, and internet users to vote.
20 jewellery creators from Europe were invited to tale part in the exhibition. Most of them had never worked with amber before - and that exactly was the assumption made by the creators of the exhibition. The result has exceeded their expectations.