Composite amber fibers
In order to obtain amber fibers, different types of yarns can be sputtered with amber powder, but obtained coating can be quickly destroyed and crumbles from the surface of material. More widespread use is expected to have composite amber fibers, which is made of polyamide, in which structure is encapsulated particles of amber powder, purified by the special technology.
In the future, in Latvia it is planned to build the factory, which will complete the full cycle of production of amber fibers.
But while it is yet to come, even now composite amber fibers becoming more popular as a national symbol of Latvia. Recently it have been made governmental gift - exclusive scarves, made of sophisticated amber fibers and best quality cashmere fibers, which was officially presented to the State highest official persons, the ex-president Vaira-Vike Freiberga and current president of Latvia Andris Berzins