Amber Earring buying guide
Amber is the stone of choice if you love large stones. Amber is very light and even big stones will not burden your ears. Amber is a honey-coloured stone created naturally. This resin has been found in all parts of the world – Africa, Poland, Russia to name a few.
Danglers or studs. Small one or large ones. With silver or gold. Triangular or Round. Earrings bring out the special beauty in every woman – delicately small or large contemporary ones, your earrings can convey a million words. Whether you love earrings only in your earlobes or all along the length of your ears. Earrings make you look attractive. To change your look, all you have to do is change your earrings. If you wear studs all the time, try wearing danglers to attract some attention. At home or outside, earrings are an essential in every woman’s life.
Amber is the stone of choice if you love large stones. Amber is very light and even big stones will not burden your ears. Amber is a honey-coloured stone created naturally. This resin has been found in all parts of the world – Africa, Poland, Russia to name a few. Found in the ocean, inside earth and on trees, this resin has fascinated people even in the 17th century and in the 21st century, amber is being used not just for Jewellery but for Aromatherapy, Anti-bacterial products, Perfumes and even in Medicines.
Long gold earrings with amber stones are perfect foil for tall women and can be worn with any hairstyle – whether a upswept hairdo or long, loose hair. Long Amber earrings can the catch the eye, moving delicately with a tilt of the head. Amber contains succinite acid, which has anti-bacterial properties and finally science has acknowledged what our ancestors thousands of years ago knew. That Amber is a healing stone. The warmth of Amber can help calm nerves, and even baby-teethers made of amber have been found. Amber is a soft stone and has a hardness of only 2.5 on the mohs scale. This property means that Amber is very light, even floating on salt water. Because it is so light, the amber from the ocean is often found washed up on seashores.
Amber in the ocean has a natural polish given by the waves and amber found in the earth has a coating, which needs to be removed. A thin golden hoop with a single amber drop or even a thick band with amber embedded along the circumference, amber looks great. Amber earrings can form part of an entire ensemble or just use a pair to make a difference in your appearance just like your hairstyle. With earrings adorning the length of the ear and not just the earlobes, tiny amber drops can be used as studs along the length of the ear with bigger stones at the lobes. So, you can have Amber earrings in a range of sizes – small to large to danglers with stones at the end or even small amber stones put together to make an amber dangler. There are a million different variations and choosing amber earrings, which are perfect can be a fun experience.
Imitations of Amber are plenty and if you do not know how the differentiate Amber, it can be easy to pick up imitation amber. Amber is a light stone and floats on sea water, this is a very easy way to check if the amber is authentic. You can also rub the amber, warm amber smells of fresh pine trees and also attracts small pieces of paper due to static electricity.
If you are buying an expensive pair of earrings, insist on a Certificate of Authenticity for the stone from the jeweler. Most jewelers will oblige. Always buy from a trusted source, unless you want to earrings to complement your pair of blue jeans – in that case, you can pick up a several different earrings different shapes and sizes for a couple of dollars.
Store your Amber earrings separately away from other Jewellery. Amber is a soft resin and breaks easily. Across centuries, all races and peoples have believed in the power of Amber and held onto Amber as a lucky charm. This delicate resin which has captured a sliver of sunshine, millions of years ago can add positive energy in your life.