Amber is a small, orange-coloured gemstone. In real life, it is usually petrified sap.
Amber can be found in its ore form underground. It can also be obtained through trading.
As with many other materials, you can make an amber block with nine pieces of amber in a crafting table.
- Amber is actually formed from the fossilized sap of trees. As such it sometimes preserves plants and animals, especially insects, inside. However there is no evidence in Tolkein’s Legendarium of anybody ever successfully launching their own Jurassic Park in Arda...
- Amber has a 2 to 2.5 on the Mohs Hardness Scale, making it a very soft gemstone.