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  Bottle Colors Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Although color is one of the more obvious and relatively easy to describe attributes of a historic bottle, it is unfortunately of limited utility in classifying a bottle as to age or type.
Each color category discussion includes a general summary of how the color was produced, variations within the color category, pictures of bottles (with dating details) showing some of the variations, and an overview of the diagnostic utility of the color for dating and/or typing bottles.
Like the greens, amber colors were produced from the natural impurities in glass (i.e., iron and manganese) as well as from color additives such as nickel, sulfur, and in particular carbon, which was added to the glass batch in the form of coal, charcoal, or even wood chips (Tooley 1953; Dillon 1958; Kendrick 1968).
www.blm.gov /historic_bottles/colors.htm   (7474 words)

  
 Fossil Amber
The word amber also denotes a golden color that amber predominately reflects (recall that when human eyes see color, it is actually the portion of the visible light spectrum that an object reflects that is detected).
Amber is also valued for its botanical and animal inclusions that are trapped by the sticky resin as it flows as sap, which is also organic.
The amber versus copal distinction is lost on many geologists and paleontologists that are aware that scientific data is unavailable to determine the age of fossil resins from this region.
www.fossilmuseum.net /Tree_of_Life/FossilAmber.htm   (2108 words)

  
 Blue amber at Ambar Azul
One theory links the color in Dominican blue amber to the occurrence of volcanic ash or dust which was present when the resin was first pressed out from hymenaea protera millions of years ago.
Amber from the Dominican Republic is renowned for the diversity of inclusions it contains, the three rare "treasures", which are scorpions, lizards and frogs.
Amber lovers, scientists and collectors alike value Dominican Amber for the three rare "treasures", which are scorpions, lizards and frogs.
www.carib.com /blueamber/index.html   (595 words)

  
 Types of amber
Colors of amber include yellow, orange, red, white, brown, green, bluish, and "fl" (dark shades of other colors).
Cloudy amber can be semi-transparent to opaque, a variety of colors and separated into terms such as fatty, bone (or osseous) or foamy (or frothy).
Sea stone or sea amber is collected as it is washed onto the beach or directly from the water (amber floats in salt water).
www.emporia.edu /earthsci/amber/types.htm   (784 words)

  
 Amber (color) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amber is an orange-yellow color that got its name from the material known as amber.
Amber is a symbolic colour of energy and is also a colour worn by Hull City AFC, an English football team.
The color swatch to the right is a desaturated approximation, created by taking the centroid of the standard definition and moving it towards the D65 white point, until it meets the sRGB gamut triangle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Amber_(color)   (211 words)

  
 Encyclopedia of Gemstones - Amber. Amber's color, characteristics of Amber, varieties of Amber, mystical power of ...
Color: Amber can vary in color from yellow to red, from green to blue, but amber's color is usually honey brown.
Description: Amber is a fossilized tree resin of now-extinct conifer trees and ancient pine trees.
Amber has long been associated with healing energy and mental stimulation, and is said to balance aggressive traits.
www.all-that-gifts.com /se/amber.html   (520 words)

  
 Amber Gemstone,Beads,Loose Amber ,exporter,wholesaler,importer
Its glorious life-enhancing colors, its glowing warmth both to the eye and touch, earned it the name "Gold of the North." But there's more to amber than meets the eye- it's magical and therapeutic powers as well as its comparative rarity have caused it to be prized almost as highly as gold.
Color preferences have swung with fashion trends, the women of ancient Rome having a predilection for reddish-gold amber, whereas during the 19th century the milky-white variety was around everybody's necks.
This amber became the height of European fashion at the turn of the century due to the patronage of british royal family.
www.milleniumjewels.com /amber.htm   (854 words)

  
 Amazing Amber   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Amber from coastal erosion is transported along the shores of all the countries around the southern Baltic Sea.
Rainbow colors within the amber are caused by the light interference of air bubbles or strain created during an insect's death struggle.
Amber is one of the few substances occurring in nature whose natural inclusions and irregularities add to its uniqueness and beauty.
www.princesssilver.com /resources/amazing_amber.htm   (2694 words)

  
 Natural Mediums: Amber, Genuine Baltic
Amber is not a mineral, but a natural plastic that has no consistent chemical formula, because its chemical composition varies and is not reliably quantifiable.
Amber that is clear has lower levels of succinic acid, which increases as the amber becomes more opaque.
Characteristics: The color of amber usually varies from a transparent golden yellow to dark reddish yellow and finally to an opaque white.
www.iconofile.com /mediums_amber.asp   (762 words)

  
 Learn about amber   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
One treatment for cloudy amber is to heat it in rape seed oil which penetrates the air spaces, and increases the clarity.
The color of amber ranges from the yellow and golden honey tones we are familiar with, to reds, blues and green, as well as some opaque colors.
Amber can be stained to enhance or change its color, particularly from yellow brown to red, and also to green.
www.efosjewelry.com /worrybead/amber.html   (853 words)

  
 Amber Jewelry
Amber jewelry is a treasure to own and Vessel is one of the premier amber sources for the reputable trade.
Amber jewelry as been made since before the time of Christ; and at the height of the Roman Empire is was called "Gold of the North.
Pressed amber and "ambroid" (pieces of amber embedded in plastic) are commonly found in flea markets, auctions and other places where the buyer is cautioned to beware as this fake amber can easily fool you (sometimes they fool the seasoned buyer!).
www.amerheritage.com /amberjewel.htm   (1040 words)

  
 Glass Chandeliers, Pendants, and Sconces by Ed Pennebaker / Red Fern Glass
This color is a divalent color, it will look like light cobalt under most fluorescent lighting but will look lavender in daylight, tungsten and halogen lighting.
It is a color that changes the longer it is in the furnace.
Color is time consuming to make because of the range of heat needed to get it to "strike".
www.functionart.com /AM/Artists/PennebakerE/PennebakerColors.html   (659 words)

  
 Amber (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amber (color), the color of some samples of the material amber, a slightly orangish yellow.
Amber (fictional realm), the city at the center of Roger Zelazny's fictional multiverse in The Chronicles of Amber.
Amber Valley, a district and borough in Derbyshire, England.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Amber_(disambiguation)   (343 words)

  
 AMBER (Succinite - Fossil Tree Resin)
Amber is a beautiful stone that is cut and polished and used as a valuable gemstone.
Amber has greatly increased the knowledge of the evolution of insects and plants as well as enlivening the interest in paleontology in general.
Amber is often imitated by plastics, colored glasses and some modern tree resins.
mineral.galleries.com /minerals/mineralo/amber/amber.htm   (428 words)

  
 Greg Spurgeon Antique Fruit Jars Color Guide
It is the more subtle color tones, such as pale blues, yellows and pale greens, and the varied tones of amber glass, that often challenge verbal description.
This color is the "natural" color of glass, and is the typical color for a great percentage of all early fruit jars.
Amber is an orangish-brown color used to describe glass color with many adjectives added.
www.hoosierjar.com /colorguide.html   (1788 words)

  
 Blue Amber
There are several theories about the origin of the color and it is not fully understood what causes the blue color in amber.
And, in addition, we have noticed that artisans recognize blue amber also by a very agreeable smell, which is different from regular amber when it is being cut and polished.
One theory links the color in Dominican blue amber to the occurrence of volcanic ash or dust, which was present when the resin was pressed out from hymenaea protera millions of years ago.
www.amber-market.com /page192.htm   (620 words)

  
 Rosco US : Filters : Roscolux
The life of color filters depends on many variables: the color, the instrument and lamp used, the dimmer level a filter generally runs at, and the amount of time the light is running.
This colored mixture is extruded through a die which forms it into the colored core of a film 61cm wide.
For the color to fade by dye sublimation, the dye molecules must migrate out of the body-colored internal layer through the clear sealing layers.
www.rosco.com /us/filters/roscolux.asp   (1235 words)

  
 AmberDepot: About Us
The amber originated from trees in an ancient rain forest.
It still wasn’t amber at this time, although some of the qualities were the same as real amber.
Some amber from the Cretaceous period is over 100 million years old.
www.amberdepot.com /aboutamber.html   (125 words)

  
 The Color Amber Salon l Laconia New Hampshire
If you are a first time client, or you are planning to change your hair color, it is recommended that you book a complimentary consultation and discuss all aspects of what you would like to do in order to achieve maximum results.
In addition to fabulous color, it is equally important to protect the integrity of the hair so it will always look it's absolute best.
Therefore, if we question the ability for the hair to withstand the request, we will be perfectly honest and elect not to compromise the condition of the hair, rather we will suggest what is possible and meet in the middle so you are equally as happy.
www.thecolorambersalon.com   (179 words)

  
 Amber Sandwich Glass by Tiara
Tiara named the amber color "Gold" or "Golden Amber," but it is most often referred to by collectors as simply "Amber." In their 1978 Tiara catalog, the company wrote "To the best of our knowledge, Sandwich Glass dinnerware has never before been made in the Golden Amber color".
Amber sandwich glass was offered by Tiara throughout the 1970s and 1980s.
By 1992, amber had been discontinued as a color for their Sandwich designs.
www.glass.co.nz /ambertiara.htm   (1102 words)

  
 PhotoKit Color-Color Enhance
The Green Darken effect targets the green colors in an image and is also effective on landscapes and woodland scenes where you wish to make the green colors richer.
The numbers indicate the ratio percentage of blue to amber color.
Use the layer opacity slider to adjust the balance between the shadow and highlight coloring.
www.pixelgenius.com /color/pkc_help/pkcol-pages/130-colorenhance.html   (1337 words)

  
 SwitchLinc V2 LED Color Kit - Amber
One of the nicest features on the SwitchLinc V2 Dimmer and Relay units is their line of LED lights.
Change the appearance of up to eight switches in your home with the SwitchLinc V2 LED Color Kit, a set of pipes that easily install in the SwitchLinc V2 to change the LEDs from white to amber.
Other colors are available in a variety pack of light pipes, which contains two pair of red, blue, green, and amber LED pipes.
www.smarthomepro.com /2400la.html   (267 words)

  
 Andzia's Amber Jewelry - Amberjewelry.com
Not just our amber jewelry, but our company itself has been granted a Certificate of Recommendation by the International Amber Association headquartered in Gdansk, Poland.
You'll find a dazzling array of amber jewelry peppering our jewelry catalog, from traditional handcrafted amber bead necklaces and amber bead bracelets to edgy, modern designer Baltic amber jewelry—with styles stretching from the simple to the sublime.
Browse, explore and enjoy pages detailing amber myths and the history of amber, plus useful educational articles about fossil amber and resins, varieties of Baltic amber and much more in The Amber Reading Room.
www.amberjewelry.com   (428 words)

  
 Abita Brewing Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Abita Amber is a Munich style lager brewed with crystal malt and Perle hops.
It has a smooth, malty, slightly caramel flavor and a rich amber color.
Abita Amber was the first beer offered by the brewery and continues to be our leading seller.
www.abita.com /brew/amber.html   (74 words)

  
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 Beautiful Baltic Amber Jewelry in Sterling Silver - Amber Pendants, Necklaces and Bracelets, CrystalBay Amber Treasures
The high quality genuine fossil green amber sparkles in shades of deep green forest to mossy greens and deep cognac wines to almost fl depending on the light.
This wonderful piece of deep green genuine amber is set in a sterling silver brooch pin.
The amber stones look dark blue green or bright blue depending on the light.
www.crystalbay.net /amberjewelry/greenamber.html   (711 words)

  
 05207 NRG Amber Color-Effects Grid
Transform ordinary video shots into powerfully dramatic statements with color effects grids.
Inserted into an NRG Versalite, Versalite Professional or Varalite, these color effects grids can set or change the mood of a whole scene.
Grids can be used to soften and spread light, match color temperature, enhance the mood of a scene, or create dramatic effects.
www.adorama.com /NR05207.html   (142 words)

  
 Baltic Amber by Vessel; Baltic Amber Jewelry Wholesalers
Other descriptive words include: "banana," "ivory," "milky," "lemon," "sunny," "custard," "honey," "cognac," "molasses," "greenish," "orange," "brown," and "fl." The rarest colors of natural amber are blue, green, white, and "kumst" (sauerkraut color).
The microscopic bubble inclusions of gas within the gemstone.
Whatever color of amber is your favorite—enjoy its special qualities because no two pieces are exactly alike!
www.amberwholesale.com /colors.html   (570 words)

  
 Amazon.com: 3-Color Genuine Amber Small Stud Earrings Set: Jewelry & Watches: Ian & Valeri Co.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This item is not eligible for Amazon Prime, but over a million other items are.
This is a unique set of three (3) pairs of beautiful genuine amber studs, in cherry, lemon and honey amber.
These fabulous Baltic amber stones are set in sterling silver and are an excellent value for the individual who desires versatility in their jewelry choices.
www.amazon.com /3-Color-Genuine-Amber-Small-Earrings/dp/B000673JUA   (487 words)

  
 Amber Blown Glass Decanter Bottle
Description: Very heavy blown glass decanter in amber.
It is difficult to see in the photo, but there are ridges about 1/3 of the way up from the bottom.
Hand Blown Amber Vase with Gold Painted Designs
www.goantiques.com /detail,amber-blown-glass,823592.html   (93 words)

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