Copal is young Amber, ranging from about 50 years to 1.6 million years old. Insects sometimes get caught and preserved in the tree resin, which acts as a little time capsule. Can you spot the little insect trapped in this piece? Copal is also used as incense, having a sweet honey-like scent.
As with all of Mother Nature's creations, the appearance will vary, but the item you receive will be similar in quality to the photos above.