1. DO YOU WHOLESALE?
Yes, email us at email@example.com
2. WHAT IS AMBER?
Amber is fossilized resin, which comes from ancient trees. When trees get cuts and breaks, it excludes resin. When this substance is released from the tree, within time it starts to harden. Debri such as seeds, leaves, feathers, and insects get trapped in the resin. In most cases, resin falls into the ground and stays buried near the base of the tree where it hardens for many years.
Learn more here “What is Baltic Amber“
3. IS BALTIC AMBER THE BEST?
It is important to know where your amber comes from. Baltic amber is amber found in the Baltic Sea region. Amber found here, is considered by experts to be the highest quality and is most sought after by jewelry makers. We only use Baltic amber in our jewelry.
4.WHERE IS BALTIC AMBER FOUND?
Baltic amber is found in the ocean and on the coasts. Over time, the resin from coastal forests was blown and washed into the ocean. Amber hunting is a hobby for many people and attracts tourists to the Baltic Sea for the thrill of the hunt. Harvesting amber is a skill that takes dedication, patience, and skill.
5. HOW LONG HAS AMBER BEEN USED?
In the United States, we think of the use of amber as alternative treatment, but it is used in normal medical practices in many parts of the world still today. Amber has stood the test of time and is noted in countless historical documents as a natural healer. The father of medicine himself, Hippocrates (460-377 BC) wrote a lot about the different medical uses for amber. These applications have been passed across civilizations and down through generations.
6. WHY DOES AMBER HAVE THE POWER TO HEAL?
Amber contains a property called, succinic acid. Robert Koch, Nobel Prize winner and pioneer of bacteriology, spent years studying succinic acid, proving it to enhance immunity, relieve pain, and reduce inflammation. Succinic acid is nothing new in the pharmacological world. It is an ingredient found in many over the counter and prescription medications. Read more on the science of succinic acid from the U.S. National Library of Medicine HERE.
7. HOW DOES AMBER RELIEVE TEETHING SYMPTOMS?
When worn against the skin, small amounts of succinic acid are absorbed into the blood stream. For babies, amber can relieve teething pain, reduce swollen gums, and sometimes even reduce drooling. Some moms prefer bracelets or anklets, and that works too. Some moms report that necklaces work better, and some report they work equally. We would love to hear what works best for your little one!
8. DOES AMBER WORK FOR EVERY BABY?
No, and beware of companies that claim that amber works for everyone 100% of the time. Think about it. There are a multitude of over the counter and prescription pain relievers. Why? Because not everyone reacts the same way to every medicine, whether natural or synthetic. My friend Joey and his wife are both allergic to pollen. Every morning, he wakes up and takes two antihistamine pills, and it works great for him. Antihistamine makes his wife want to crawl back in bed and her head feel like its a floating balloon. Given the fact that every human body is different, claiming this will work for everyone is not responsible advertising. More often than not though, it does work. We do get emails from time to time stating that it did not work for their child. In this case, I make sure they have tried it for at least two weeks. If so, I ask if they want to hold onto it and try it again. If the answer is no, then a full refund is given without any issues. Customer satisfaction is always guaranteed.
9. SHOULD I TRY AMBER, KNOWING IT IS NOT GUARANTEED TO WORK?
We tell customers that if it does not work for them or their child, bravo for at least trying a safe and natural method. And in the very least, they still end up with an adorable accessory at an affordable price. For babies, if it does not help at 6 mo, it does not mean it will not help at 12 mo. So it is always good to hold onto it and try at different teething stages.
10. IS USING AMBER JEWELRY SAFE?
Yes, but follow these precautions. Always use under adult supervision, remove while sleeping and while unattended. Keep amber out of baby’s mouths.
11. IS AMBER FOR ADULTS?
Babies are not the only ones who can benefit from wearing Amber. Adults choose to wear jewelry made from this natural resin not only because they are beautiful and unique in appearance, but also because they can provide them with some health benefits. In case you are wearing amber for health purposes it is important to choose jewelry that would provide the most benefits for specific medical condition. If you want to get relief from pain in areas like neck, head and throat it is best to wear a necklace. In case you want to minimize pain of arthritis, joints or rheumatism it is best to choose a bracelet. Some additional benefits of wearing amber jewelry for adults is that it can help minimize anxiety and eliminate fatigue. To get all of these mentioned benefits it is important to wear amber jewelry for as long as possible and so that it would be in contact with your skin for longer time.
12. WHERE CAN I BUY LOLLY LLAMA?
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