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Visit Tallinn. Estonia’s capital city boasts a fascinating melding of Russian and Scandinavian influences. The supremely walkable Tallinn is also home to one of the best-preserved medieval sectors of the Baltic region, thanks to its inclusion as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Amber jewellery was much favoured by the Vikings, and it was also made in workshops at Jorvik. The natural material, which is fossilized wood resin, ranges in colour from yellow to deep orange, and can be transparent or completely opaque, so it provides a wide range of colours and finishes from which to choose. Imported from the Baltic region, it was made into wedge-shaped pendants, globular beads, and finger-rings.