2016-05-25General Meeting of the IAA
In accordance with §12 of the Statute of the International Amber Association, the Association’s Management Board hereby calls a General Meeting of the IAA, which will take place on 30th May 2016 at 16.30 hrs, in the European Solidarity Centre, Pl. solidarności 1, Gdańsk.więcej
Wiesław Gierłowski passed away on 21 March. He was an art historian, a handicraft master, an economist, one of the greatest authorities on amber and most of all a doyen of the Polish amber industry. A man of remarkable knowledge and charisma, who kept things in perspective and had a great sense of humour. He was one of the founders of the International Amber Association and its first president.więcej
Since 1997, the Association has been granting Certificates to recommend companies which have committed themselves to meeting the criteria required by our organisation. The Certificate gives its bearer the right to use the Association’s logo. The logo testifies to the correctness of the processing method, the good quality of the entire product, as well as to the company’s reliability, it is a guarantee of the authenticity of the raw material used: exclusively amber and therefore a protection against forgeries and substitutes. Recommended companies must comply with Amber Classification System created by IAA.
In 2014 IAA has implementes products certification system.