Amber has been used in jewelry since at least 11,000 BCE. Dominican Amber is a resin from an extinct tree. It’s transparent with a variety of colors from yellow, to red to blue, and typically has a higher number of fossil inclusion, from insects to flora and fauna.
The amber we use in our jewelry was hand-selected from a mine in Santiago, known to have the oldest (est. 25 million years) and hardest amber in the country. Much like people, we love that no two stones are exactly alike, boasting their own unique beauty and character.
Vida Plena is a ministry arm of 2nd Mile Missions whose purpose is to spread the love of Christ by disrupting the cycle of poverty in the communities we serve. We do this by providing children and adults with educational resources, spiritual enrichment, employment and business opportunities. We invite others to observe and participate in this healing process firsthand in the Dominican Republic.