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
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.
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 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.
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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