Did you know that in Mexico amber:
- is located (90%) in the municipality of Simojovel de Allende, state of Chiapas
- in pre-Columbian times it was a symbol of both power and prestige
- is extracted by hand
and according to the standard, Chiapas ambers are classified in eleven different shades including transparent yellow, orange yellow, brown, red, blue, green, black, moss...