Welcome to RARE BURMITE.
also called Burmite, is the legendary Cretaceous Age amber from the Hukawng
Valley of Northern Myanmar (formerly
All Asian amber,
including Burmite, is known as Hu’Po’ or ‘tiger soul’ and is valued as an
ingredient in medicines as well as magical charms.
actively mined by a British concern from 1898 until its operations were
disrupted by the heavy fighting in
In 1999 Leeward
Capital Corporation, a Canadian gold mining company, resumed the mining and is
the sole exporter of Burmite from
is one of only a handful of gem cutters working with Burmite and has been
working with this gem grade Cretaceous Age amber since 2003. His finished stones are wonderfully enhanced
by the marvelous hand cast gold and sterling silver work of Rudi Dietrich and
the beautifully imaginative modern wirework of Lindsay Ryan.
All Donald’s gems
are hand shaped and polished from authentic, natural Burmite which has not been
treated in any way whatsoever.
All Donald’s gems are hand shaped and polished from authentic, natural Burmite which has not been treated in any way whatsoever.