baltic amber necklace, oval beads, cherry
Slobber Beads Baltic Amber products have been handcrafted with your child's safety in mind. The clasp of the necklace is designed to break if too much pressure is applied. Also, the beads of amber are individually knotted onto the thread to ensure beads are not lost in the event of breakage.
Amber is lightweight and warm to the touch, it comes in many shapes and colours, every piece of amber jewellery is unique. Slobber Beads' range of amber products are available in both 'round' and 'oval' shaped beads which are flatter and longer, like beans.
While amber comes in several colours, they all work in the same way. The colour is just a matter of personal choice.
Length: 35-36cm length will fit most children.
Australian regulations prevent us from claiming any benefits of wearing amber, however wearing Baltic amber close to the skin is a traditional European remedy for baby teething. Baltic amber products are not designed to be chewed but worn against the skin. Slobber Beads amber is from the Baltic region in Eastern Europe which contains the highest concentration of succinic acid (3-8%).
What is Baltic Amber ?
Baltic amber is not a semi-precious stone, but the ancient resin of trees that are up to 50 million years old. In the Baltic region it is washed up on the beach after a storm. Legend has it that these pieces of amber are the teardrops of a goddess washed ashore.