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Eocene Baltic Amber Fossil Insect Inclusion Pocket Magnifier +  Collectors Box (1) (3) (4) (5)
Eocene Baltic Amber Fossil Insect Inclusion Pocket Magnifier +  Collectors Box (1) (3) (4) (5)
Eocene Baltic Amber Fossil Insect Inclusion Pocket Magnifier +  Collectors Box (1) (3) (4) (5)
Eocene Baltic Amber Fossil Insect Inclusion Pocket Magnifier +  Collectors Box (1) (3) (4) (5)
Eocene Baltic Amber Fossil Insect Inclusion Pocket Magnifier +  Collectors Box (1) (3) (4) (5)

Product Description

Tiny Polished Natural Amber with Insect Inclusion with Hand Pocket Magnifier and in Acrylic Collectors Box

 Natural Baltic amber with inclusion of  tiny insect.  Amber inclusions are pre historic , and contain insects which have by chance become trapped in tree resin many millions of years ago. Over time, the resin transforms to the beautiful honey coloured substance we know as amber. These  tiny insects were literally stopped in their  tracks, allowing us to glimpse a moment in time literally millions of years back. " Deep time" refers to the geological time scale which is unimaginably longer than our human lives, which are a mere blink in the vast time scale ( Mc Phee 1981). Artists have tried to portray this concept in different forms. However, to hold this tiny piece in your hand and see the perfect insect, tapped inside, reminds us of the ephemeral nature of our own lives. They can be hard to see properly with the naked eye. However, by using the pocket hand magnifier, you can see the intricate details of the tiny insect inside. This takes a bit of skill and practice and it may take a little time to be able to use it with ease However, once mastered, you can use the hand lens to view other things of interest, such as petals, flowers, insects, coins and more.The small acrylic collectors box allows the amber to be kept safely.
The hand Lens Magnification ( Jeweller`s Loupe) 30 x -21 mm is in a carrier case. Coated with a gold colour. It enables you to get a close view of even the tiniest objects. The lens is made from optical glass. The neat and compact size makes it easy to have in your pocket. Small items can be seen at magnification. It can open up an interesting world of seeing even the tiniest detail. Makes a useful addition for collectors, and can help to view fossils, amber, stamps more clearly. Great educational tool to support an interest in collecting and looking at things in greater detail. It is important to recognise that it should be used differently form a magnifying glass. To get the best view, the lens needs to be held close to your eye, while at the same time, bringing the object closer and closer until it comes into focus. Making sure the light is good will also make a difference. It is important to point out that there are many varieties of jeweller's loupes/ hand lens magnifying tools on the market. Some of them are of a very high specification and are used for examining expensive diamonds and gems. This is a basic and inexpensive model. I use it myself to view insects in amber and copal and for a closer look at my fossils.

Date: 56 to 33 Million Years Old. Eocene Epoch.
Provenance: Baltic Sea
Size: 2.2 x 1.6 cm depth 1 cm  less than  1 gm Please note that pictures may appear larger  than actual product, due to the angle of trying to catch the insect and show it. 
Condition Tiny but finely  detailed insect inclusions 5275

 

Specifications

Brand
Baltic Amber Fossil Insect I
Weight
0.1kg

Eocene Baltic Amber Fossil Insect Inclusion Pocket Magnifier + Collectors Box (1) (3) (4) (5)

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