Is there such a thing as blue amber?
Also, what is the rarest color of amber?
Blue amber is the rarest of all the colors of amber.
One may also ask, is Blue Amber expensive? Blue amber is rare, unusual and normally very expensive. This is because the blue comes through much better if a portion of the amber is left unpolished. You will not commonly find blue amber on the market, it is not very common.
Similarly one may ask, what is the most expensive type of amber?
Dominican Blue Amber is the most expensive type of amber as far as I know. Even on ebay there are specimens selling for hundreds of pounds sterling, even thousands of pounds sterling.
How common is Amber?
Every Amber gemstone is unique and most likely mined from the Baltic region where most Amber deposits are found. It is estimated that there have been over 105 tons of Baltic Amber produced by the Palaeogene forests in Northern Europe. It is the largest known deposit of fossilized plant resin on earth.