Conference "Problems of Restoration and Conservation of Amber"

30 June 2015
Press Office of the Amber Museum

The scientific and practical conference on the relevant for our region theme "Problems of Restoration and Conservation of Amber" took place on 25 June within the frameworks of the Sixth International Biennial of Amber Artworks. Kaliningrad region possesses substantial amber collections, which are kept and exhibited in some museums of Kaliningrad and the region, as well as in numerous private natural, historical and art collections.

Scientists and researchers of amber from Poland, Russia and Ukraine took part in the conference. Among them – PhDs and Dr.Habs, spokespersons of the International Association of Amber Masters in Gdansk, the Malbork Castle Museum, Museum of the Earth PAS in Warsaw, the State Hermitage Museum, the State Museum-Preserve "Tsarskoye Selo", V.L.Komarov Botanical Institute RAS, the State Vladimir-Suzdal Historical Architecture and Art Museum-Reserve, Kiev National University, of our Amber Museum and famous Russian restorers. Kaliningrad artists, museum employees and journalists from Moscow and Saint Petersburg specialized magazines were at the event.

The conference was nominally divided in to parts. The first session was about restoration and conservation of amber artworks. At the second session reports on storage and conservation of archeological objects and natural amber bodies were made.

During the conference scientists and amber masters shared their practices in the most important issues, which are related to restoration methods of various works, storage and exhibiting conditions of art pieces, amber inclusions and big natural amber samples; it was also mentioned that the issues discussed at the conference are very important for everyone, who researches and keeps amber. 

General partner of the biennial "Alatyr 2015"​:
JSC "Yantarniy Yuvelirprom", subsidiary of the JSC "Kaliningrad Amber Combine"
General media partner of the biennial "Alatyr 2015"​​:
Federal State Budgetary Institution "Editorial board of the Russian Newspaper"  
Project partners:
The State Hermitage  
Coca-Cola System 
Jewellery group "Smolensk Diamonds"  
OJSC "Yuvelirtorg"   
Amber and redwood manufactory "Emelianov and Sons"  
КKaliningrad Regional Public Entrepreneurs Organisation "Amber Union"  
PE Shishov S.I.
PE Trusov A.K.  
PE Arutyunova I.A.
OJSC "Konigsland"
OJSC commercial manufacturing enterprise "Alk"
Creative workshop of Kaliningrad artists "Prussian Honey" 
Agricultural production cooperative "Flor" and flower shops chain "Rosa"  
Kaliningrad Regional Organisation of Writers  
Publishing house "Baltic Magazines", magazine "Solemn Occasion"   
Кaliningrad Regional Branch of the Creative Russian Artists Union  
Travel agency "Yunona" 
Travel agency "Amber Mosaic"  
Restaurant "Reduit" ​

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