Amber in Goldworking

Follett, Thelma
March 1985
Archaeology;Mar/Apr85, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p64
Focuses on amber jewelry making among the ancient Etruscans. Recovery of funerary jewelry from graves; Use of amber as raw material in goldworking recipes; Discovery of residual fragments of burnt amber entrapped between the underside of each gold sphere and the underlying sheet of Etruscan jewelry; Role of amber as flux in the granulation process.


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