What is amber?
Amber is the fossilised sap from prehistoric trees that grew as much as fifty million years ago, primarily in Scandinavia and elsewhere around the Baltic Sea. Amber has been worn for centuries as a natural remedy for pain relief and to promote fast healing and boost the immune system. Its analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties make it ideal as a natural (no drugs) homeopathic product for babies and children.
Baby teething amber bracelets and necklaces
Once an infant starts cutting teeth, it can be a painful process for infants and parents alike with remedies including everything from clean, wet washrags to pain relief pills. One of the oldest methods available is an amber teething necklace or bracelet, which the infant wears around their wrist or ankle helping to relieve the pain associated with teething.
Who can wear it?
Amber necklaces can be worn by children aged between 3 months to 2 years of age – which is about the time baby teething stops. In fact, getting your baby used to wearing an amber necklace from a young age is a good idea as the earlier the baby starts with the necklace, the easier it becomes a part of them. They are so used to it being there, that they don’t pay attention to it by pulling on it or attempting to bite it.
Amber Teething Necklaces and bracelets are designed and custom made for babies, all they have to do is wear it on their skin, to diminish the pain and discomfort caused by teething.
An appropriate length of teething necklaces is approx 12 inches or 32 cm to ensure the majority of children shouldn’t be able to fit the necklace in their mouth while it’s been worn. Bracelets are 5.5 and 6.5 inches depending on the size of your baby. Wearing Baltic amber is a traditional European remedy for teething. Baltic amber teething necklaces are made to be worn by teething children to provide them with natural pain relief from teething symptoms, they are ideal for both boys and girls to wear. These teething necklaces aren’t made for chewing, but can also be worn by the mother while the child is carried against the mother.
Amber is a natural analgesic and when worn on the skin, it releases healing oils that helps babies and young children to stay calm and more relaxed throughout teething. Amber jewellery is a great natural remedy and can eliminate the need for over the counter drugs.
Every amber teething necklace has been hand-crafted by Baltic amber specialists with generations of experience who carefully polish and softly round the Baltic amber beads. Unlike cheaper amber ‘chips’, amberbebe.com uses rounded polished beads, which lay comfortably against baby’s skin. This allows maximum skin contact and gives added comfort to your child.
Teething DOES NOT have to be painful for your baby.
The Baltic amber teething jewellery has been designed to ensure the safety of your child by knotting before & after each bead so in the event that the necklace or bracelet does break (it will break if excessive force is applied) only one bead will come off and the remaining beads will stay intact. The clasp is made from an amber/plastic, with a plastic screw mechanism. The clasp is laboratory tested to release if excessive force is applied to the necklace, which ensures the highest safety. Unlike traditional clasps used on children’s necklaces (parrot clasp and ring) which do not release, they rely on the ring or necklace breaking to release.
If that wasn’t enough they also look gorgeous, great for both boys and girls, young and old. We have five lovely warm colours (Butterscotch, Honey, Cognac, Cherry and Multi) to choose from. Every necklace is unique with tiny air bubbles and natural particles within the amber itself. The beads are soft with smooth rounded edges that are comfortable for babies to wear. They look fantastic.
How does it work?
In the 1930s and 40s, European biochemists discovered that succinic acid is an amino acid created naturally in every cell of the body capable of aerobic respiration, participating in the citric acid, or Krebs cycle . This is how carbohydrates, fats, and proteins are metabolized into energy. Wearing amber may also protect us against the negative influences of electrical equipment like computers, televisions, mobile phone and microwave ovens. Part of what’s amazing about amber is that the chemical properties of the resin which when formed acted as a natural embalming agent, with both drying and anti-microbial properties. Ancient Egyptians actually used pine resin as an embalming agent, and doctors in the Civil War, lacking anything else, would sometimes slap tree resin on a wound as a disinfectant and saved lives that way. Worn close to the skin, the body’s heat helps release minuscule amounts of oil from the amber, which is then absorbed into the blood stream.
Baltic amber has be known to reduce acidity in the human body in a totally natural way. By having the baby wear the necklace everyday it helps reduce the common symptoms related to teething such as; redness in the cheeks, swollen gums, diaper rashes and fevers.
Safety using baby necklace
Amberizon teething necklaces have been specifically designed for babies and are therefore very durable. With the right care, your necklace or bracelet should last until your child has finished teething and beyond. Older children may enjoy wearing the necklace for its pretty, fashionable style and calming properties. Each bead is individually hand-knotted so that all the beads remain intact whatever happens to the necklace so there is no danger of choking.. The Baltic amber teething necklace has been designed to ensure the safety of your child by knotting before & after each bead so in the event that the necklace does break (it will break if excessive force is applied) only one bead will come off and the remaining beads will stay intact. The clasp is made from an amber/plastic, with a plastic screw mechanism. The clasp is laboratory tested to release if excessive force is applied to the necklace, which ensures the highest safety. Unlike traditional clasps used on children’s necklaces (parrot clasp and ring) which do not release, they rely on the ring or necklace breaking to release. Amber necklaces are made for wearing, not for chewing! Please supervise your child while wearing the necklace. The string is knotted between each bead so should the necklace break (which it should if necessary), all of the beads will not be scattered. The necklace fastens with a screw clasp.
*The thread is knotted after each bead, if the necklace should break the beads will not scatter everywhere.
*All beads used are small enough to be swallowed but do not pose a choking hazard.
*Teething necklaces should be removed when baby is sleeping or unattended (I put mine under her pant leg, around her ankle at night)
*Amber necklaces are made for wearing, not for chewing! Amber will crack and break under too much pressure.
*Please use caution and supervise your child while using the necklace.
*We cannot assume any responsibility in the wearing of these necklaces.