Upload photos with your form using the "Choose file" button. Our company is the longest established business in World dealing with Ambergris; we have been in operation for over 40 years buying ambergris in World. We have developed strong relationships with our overseas buyers and our prices are more competitive than any other buyer in World. Grades of Ambergris: Pure White, (Top Grade), Brown / Ash, Grey, Black, Soft Black (being the least valuable). The main reason for grading is to determine the quality and price range of Ambergris, for larger pieces we will pay a higher price. Well ambergris is expelled from the whale via vomit or feces, it is very possible for them to gather it this way. Can anyone shed some light? There is a much smaller population of sperm whales located further offshore in Hawaii, Brammer says. The news of a British man and his canine stumbling onto a rare chunk of “whale vomit” made headlines recently. will contain up to 30% water retention. “Very minimal,” says Christine L. Brammer, spokeswoman for the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Precious & Semi Precious Stones, Buyer Of Singapore, Buyer From Initial price estimates for ambergris cannot be provided until after a full review. Ambergris come from. The color of ambergris gradually becomes lighter, depending on the time ambergris spent in the sea and on its exposure to the sun. 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Last year, an 8-year-old boy told the Daily Echo he discovered a piece valued at as much as $60,000. It appears that the male Sperm Whale feed on large quantities of squid and cuttlefish which is invariably embedded in Ambergris. in a way, it almost seems equivalent to outlawing honey or wool or other animal byproducts that are obtained in a relatively harmless manner. Ambergris isn't banned everywhere. To find out if what you really have found is truly Ambergris, put a hot needle into it. If the needle goes in easily and comes out with a drip of molten on the point and should give off a pungent musky smell. Information about Ambergris and its uses. i suppose i have just come to count on companies i trust in to be transparent about the sourcing of their ingredients. authentication and reasearch in to ambergris. 110020, Buyer Of Yet one of my favorite US-based, sorta-indie fragrance companies lists "natural ambergris" as an ingredient in many of their scents. In some cases ambergris may appear porous; this is generally due to sand insects that eat into it (this is how sand filters into the piece - potentially contaminating it! I think ambergris was later made legal due to the fact that is a byproduct produced by whales rather than something hunted off whales. ANYONE CAN FIND AMBERGRIS. granted, i understand most animals used for fur are bred specifically for that and are not exactly endangered, but still... You are right. In early times when found on beaches throughout the world, it was thought to be a form of bitumen or possibly a marine fungus. hmm, has me re-evaluating some feelings... and thanks for your input. Oregon City, I have only smelled ambergris a few times as a solid (always from Laboratoires Monique Rémy). to me, as an animal rights supporter, it's crazy to think that something relatively harmless like ambergris (provided it's "found material" and not literally harvested from the guts of slaughtered whales) would be illegal when things like fur products that are manufactured by live gassing, electrocuting animals through their testicles, or even clubbing baby seals, are still perfectly legal. Through inhalation the body absorbs the aromatic molecule of the smoke that penetrate in the blood circuit reaching all the organs. USA Genuine Whale Ambergris Buyers Directory provides list of USA Genuine Whale Ambergris importers, buyers and purchasers who wanted to import genuine whale ambergris in USA. Ambergris is produced by the Sperm whale as an intestinal secretion that is regurgitated. In response to many requests as to "what is Ambergris", "where is it found","what is it worth", the following is a breif resume to answer some of those questions. . We strongly support the protection of the environment and only buy beach collected Ambergris. Help Contact Customer Support; Your Feedback Forgot Password go4WorldBusiness Q&A Korean: 한국 고객을 위한 Call +1-833-752-7161 Call Us. Ambergris Most (if not all) ambergris finds do contain water and Despite the existence of synthetic alternatives, it remains sought after by perfumiers.