300-50million years agoresin dropped from ancient pine trees and hardened
first millenium BCERomans pushed the Celts into germany and Romans gained control of some major sources of amber.
225BCEThe Celts defeated the Romans and traded amber in places where the amber road went through their territory.
600BCEThe Greek, Thales of Miletus, discovered that amber, when rubbed with woolen cloth, attracts small bits of things like straw.
Period:Jan 1, 1400toJan 1, 1500
The Order of Teutonic KnightsThe Order of Teutonic Knights kept control of the amber trade routes