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  • Birch sap


    Extraction of birch sapBirch sap, birch water or birch juice is the sap directly tapped from birch trees, Betula alba (white birch), Betula pendula (silver birch), Betula lenta, Betula papyrifera, and Betula fontinalis. Birch sap may be consumed both fresh and naturally fermented. When fresh, it is a clear and uncoloured liquid, often slightly sweet with a slightly silky texture. After two to three days, the sap starts fermenting and the taste becomes more acidic. Birch sap is a traditional beverage in boreal and hemiboreal regions of the northern hemisphere as well as parts of northern China.

  • Amber


    Pendants made of amber. The oval pendant is . An ant inside Baltic amber A mosquito in amber The Amber Room was reconstructed using new amber from Kaliningrad National Archaeological Museum of Siritide to Matera An amber violin bow frog, made by Keith Peck in 1996/97. Unpolished amber stonesWood resin, the source of amber Extracting Baltic amber from Holocene deposits, Gdansk, Poland Unique colors of Baltic amber. Polished stones. Fishing for amber on the coast of Baltic Sea. Winter storms throw out amber nuggets. Close to Gdansk, Poland.Amber is fossilized tree resin, which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times. Much valued from antiquity to the present as a gemstone, amber is made into a variety of decorative objects. Amber is used in jewelry. It has also been used as a healing agent in folk medicine. There are five classes of amber, defined on the basis of their chemical constituents. Because it originates as a soft, sticky tree resin, amber sometimes contains animal and plant material as inclusions. Amber occurring in coal seams is also called resinite, and the term ambrite is applied to that found specifically within New Zealand coal seams.

  • Resin extraction


    Tapped pine in the Pays de BuchResin extraction consists of incising the outer layers of a pine tree in order to collect the sap or resin.

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