Baltic Amber – Legends and Myths

Since Amber is found in different areas and places myths & legends surrounding this gemstone are also unique. Amber was one of the three things that connected all the Baltic people. The other two were bronze and linen. All of these mentioned components were linked with gods, referred to in songs, used in rituals and etc. The Balts quite commonly used Amber in rituals since it was thought that it has the ability to invite gods and in turn help to fight in battles.

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7 Chakras and their gemstones

Various Gemstones have the powers of magnifying and balancing the energy centers associated with them due to colors and  vibration they release.

Although human energy field is made up of thousands of minor chakras since old ages is accepted to place most focus on seven major ones.

All of seven major chakras have specific colors that can be used to heal them, as well as specific sound vibrations.

In order to choose right  healing gemstones for chackra you are focusing one, you have to look at several stone attributes, including its energetic quality, color, and the intuitive or personal resonance you have with it. Each chakra is typically associated with several stones.  Below you will find a list of stones asociated with different chackras.

 

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Gemstones and Zodiac Signs

Gemstones was associated with various zodiac signs from ages ago.

Ancient astrologers believed that wearing, carrying or holding  gemstones that belongs to astronomical sign under witch you are born greatly enhances your health,  balance and  fortune in life. It was perceived that that your astral stones receives the vibrations from the constellation that can greatly strengthen both stones and planetary influence. Continue reading Gemstones and Zodiac Signs

Amber Teething Necklace Review

Teething Necklaces: Do They Work?

The idea that Amber necklaces are useful for teething children is not new. Even before World War II children in Germany were given Amber beads to wear. It was thought that children wearing these beads can grow stronger and teethe with significantly less pain. Some book authors also mention that children in Lithuania many years ago had their teeth even massaged with Amber in order to minimize pain associated with teething. Continue reading Amber Teething Necklace Review

Different Colors of Amber.

What is the Color of Amber?

There is no single answer to the question of what color is Amber. This is because this natural resin comes in many different shades. This is another very fascinating fact about this natural gemstone. Up until today there are more than 250 different shades and 7 main colors of Amber identified. They vary from yellow to orange and even white. Green and blue colors are also distinguished; however they tend to be very rare. All of these mentioned colors are commonly used when making jewelry. Continue reading Different Colors of Amber.

Amber Collars for Pets.

Do Amber Collars for Dogs & Cats work?

Collars made of Baltic Amber are becoming more and more popular way to repel ticks and fleas from dogs, cats and other pets. The main reason why interest in these type of necklaces is increasing is because they are completely natural and doesn’t contain any chemicals. Since more and more dog & cats owners care about their pets health they choose to try these type of collars. There are a few different reasons why Amber is believed to be effective for repulsing various parasites from pets. Amber is a natural tree resin, which formated over 30-50 million years period of time. One unique feature of this natural resin is that it has electrostatic properties. Continue reading Amber Collars for Pets.

6 Tests for identifying Real Amber from Fake.

Since Amber has a few unique features there are a few different tests that you can do in order to find out if its real or not. Many people want to be sure that they are buying jewelry made from real Baltic Amber because other types or fakes doesn’t contain Succinic Acid, which is responsible for health benefits of this jewelry. The most common methods for testing this natural resin are listed bellow. Continue reading 6 Tests for identifying Real Amber from Fake.

Health benefits of Amber.

Health Benefits of Amber.

Health benefits of amber were known for thousand of years and people believed that it can help to treat many different medical conditions. Due to this many people today are wondering whether there is any truth to this claim or is it just a myth. Jewelry made of Amber are thought to work effectively for minimizing pain in neck, head and throat areas. Bracelets made from this natural resin are worn mostly because they are believed to lessen pain of Arthritis, Rheumatism as well as joints. In addition to that it is also thought that wearing Amber jewelry can help to minimize anxiety and overcome fatigue. Continue reading Health benefits of Amber.

What is Amber?

Amber and natural beauty of this gemstone was and still is cherished by many people. It is a fossilized resin, which comes from old trees. There is no clear understanding as to why trees produce this resin, but it is thought that it might be part of plants protection mechanism. Due to processes of oxidation and polymerisation this resin turns into Amber over many years time. Consequently large rivers wash out this resin from forest ground into the sea where Amber is being collected by people.

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