- FAQ - Amber Jewelry
FAQ - Amber Jewelry
We have compiled a handy list of the most commonly asked questions about Amber Jewelry to assist you.
Is your Amber Jewelry made of Authentic Baltic Amber?
Yes. Our Amber Jewelry is made using highest quality 100% Authentic Baltic Amber.
Who makes the Amber Jewelry?
Each piece is hand crafted by experienced Amber Artisans. Our master craftsmen employ centuries old techniques to perfect each Amber bead.
How is Amber Jewelry Made?
We make Amber Jewelry by hand. Raw Amber is sorted by sizes, colors and shapes. Each bead is cut, polished, drilled and added to the string by hand. Depending on a piece, it does undergo certain treatment (heating, autoclaving, polishing, etc.) which has been in practice in Amber Jewelry Making for centuries.
Why does my Amber Jewelry look different than the picture on the website?
Baltic Amber we use in our jewelry is natural and come from the Earth. As the Earth evolves and changes, so does the Baltic Amber. Due to this, the size, color and pattern (striations, mixing of colors, etc.) of the beads will vary from piece to piece. However, the slight variance in your beads will in no way comprise the healing properties and quality of your piece.
What is Baltic Amber?
Baltic Amber is a fossil resin of ancient trees, produced under natural conditions over 45 million years ago. In the course of time the resin was transformed to Amber due to processes of polymerization and oxidation. Since this process is ongoing, Baltic Amber keeps changing so we can assume that it is a “living” stone, friendly to humans.
Baltic Amber what is it used for
Amber has been used since antiquity in the manufacture of jewelry and ornaments, as an ingredient in perfumes and has long been used in Folk Medicine for its healing properties.
Amber Jewelry has become very popular today especially since it was discovered that there are a vast of therapeutic effects. Amber Jewelry will faithfully provide you with soothing relief, replenish your immune system as you deal with life’s every day issues.
Is it better to wear the necklace or the bracelet?
What is the magic in Baltic Amber?
Baltic Amber contains 3-8% of Succinic Acid, a scientifically examined medical substance used in contemporary medicine. The highest content of the acid is found in the Amber cortex--the external layer of the stone. Succinic Acid was analyzed by the pioneer of modern bacteriology, the Nobel Prize winner, Robert Koch (1886).
What is an Amber Teething Necklace and do those necklaces really work for teething pain? This just seems so strange.
Amber Teething Necklace is a small necklace, handmade of the highest quality Baltic Amber. Designed to be worn by children when they are teething. They are worn around the child’s neck or as a bracelet and cannot be chewed on.
When you hear from your customers that Amber Teething Necklace are the answer to their prayers for pain relief for children, it’s hard to deny the facts.
Can Amber Teething Necklace be worn during sleep?
Amber Teething Necklace should be removed when child is sleeping or unattended! Please supervise your child at all times while wearing the necklace.
How safe are they?
The string in each of our Amber Teething Necklaces is knotted by hand in between each and every bead, so should the necklace break (which it should if necessary), the rest of the beads will not scatter. The teething necklace fastens with a Screw Clasp that opens and closes easily.
Is there any difference between the colors?
From a therapeutic perspective, there is no difference between the light Amber or the dark Amber. From a fashion perspective, the darker Amber Colors are popular for boys while the trends for girls tend towards the lighter tones.
Are they comfortable to wear?
Baltic Amber is not a stone, rock or gem, it is a fossilized tree resin that was formed over 45 million years ago, so it is naturally light weight and warms up with the body’s temperature.
Why the prices are so different?
Some Baltic Amber beads are more highly polished/rounded requires more time to make. Some beads are rarer than others. Prices reflect our working time not healing qualities of the Amber Jewelry.
And after teething?
We recommend the Amber Teething Necklace be worn even after teething is finished as the many other benefits of Ambers therapeutic properties will continue. Amber has immune boosting properties and helps with many other ailments including eczema, growing pains and even arthritis.
How to care for your Amber Jewelry
Baltic Amber is very fragile – soft it can break very easily, it’s important to be careful that it not comes in contact with chemicals. Your Amber Jewelry should not be stored with other jewelry where it can rub against other pieces, especially metals. Be sure to keep perfume, hairspray, and soaps like shampoo and conditioner away from your Amber, and never place your jewelry in commercial cleaning solutions. Remove your Amber Jewelry when bathing. Also remove when applying sunscreen. Learn more about How to Care for Amber Jewelry.
The health information contained in www.amberartisan.com is provided for informational and educational purposes only. Amber Artisans cannot guarantee the effectiveness of Baltic Amber or gemstones in the treatment of any specific conditions. We do not claim that any or all of the believed healing properties will work for everyone. Any information provided is general information only and should not be used as medical advice for self-diagnosis. For all your health concerns, please consult an appropriately licensed healthcare practitioner.
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