Honey Amber Collection: The most recognizable color of amber, it can be found in almost every key location where amber is mined: Africa, South America, New Zealand and Eurasia. Depending on location, the age of honey amber ranges from 1-90 millions years old. In essence, honey amber is a time capsule preserving compressed organic matter, such as insects, and even little animals. Known as the Window to the Past, honey amber tells many fantastic stories from long, long ago. Cognac (or Honey) is the color most commonly associated with the amber gemstone. When people think of the color amber, it is the stone of cognac, or honey, amber that is described. If you were to mix together all the colors of amber on the same palette, you will produce a nice cognac shade. It is a hue often found in golden sunsets of the summer. Inclusions show up very nicely in this shade of amber. Often times, stones are selected merely on how the inclusions reflect light as the jewelry is worn. Amber is a conductor of heat, and provides healing energy if worn close to the skin.