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Celebrating Mother's Day

Mother's Day

Every May 14th, Americans come together to celebrate the amazing women they call “mom” - some connected through genetics, and some connected at the heart. Since the first Mother’s Day in 1914, we’ve set aside this time to give our mothers the love, devotion, and special gifts they deserve for everything they do. Jewelry has always been a special part of this maternal celebration, and giving mom beautiful pendants, earrings, brooches, and rings as a symbol of love is a surefire way to make her ...

Conversion Table

Buying Amber rings and need help to Convert US Size to European size? Below is a conversion table :

...
           
Diameter (mm) Circumference (mm) USA / Canada UK / Australia Asia Switzerland
Europe / ISO
14.1 44.2 3 F 4 4
14.3 44.8   F-1/2 5 5 1/2
14.5 45.5 3 1/2 G    
14.7 46.1   G-1/2 6 6 1/2
14.9 46.8 4 H 7  
15.1 47.4   H-1/2   7 3/4
15.3 48 4 1/2 I 8  
15.5 48.7   J   9
15.7 49.3
How to find the perfect ring for any finger shape.

Rings for any finger shape

It’s no secret that women like wearing rings. Like clothes, rings are a part of our personality.  It’s good to buy a new ring and hear compliments from family and friends. But sometimes, the ring which we think will be the one, doesn’t look so great when we try it on and we are not sure whether it’s worth purchasing it. We can’t pick any random ring at a jewelry store and wonder why nobody notices your new joy. To make a ring purchase easy and fun and hear well deserved compliments lat...

FDA warns that amber teething necklace can be dangerous.

Amber Necklace

Amber teething necklaces are very popular among some parents. But parents should know that there are no scientific facts to support amber benefits for children. What are we talking about exactly?

We’re talking about the supposed benefits of amber teething necklaces for infants and why none of that is real. In fact, the necklaces are quite dangerous and shouldn’t be anywhere near an infant’s mouth. We’ll take it to step by step in this article as we explain why you should stay well away from t...

Do you think fake amber created by modern technology? Archaeologists found fake amber that 5000 years old.

Fake Amber

After studying two caves in Spain (near Sevilla and Barcelona), scientists discovered several beads that looked like amber. Archaeologists were puzzled since these beads were among items made of real amber. In fact, these items were mollusks and seeds covered with resin. The discovery was made in an artificial cave where, according to researchers, 19 people were buried. They believe that amber was a valuable commodity at that time, and trading amber was a popular business. It was used for ambe...

Where to buy amber jewelry?

amber Jewelry in Poland 

Amber is a natural semi-precious stone that can be found all over the world. The most amber is produced in the Baltic region of Europe, It is not surprising, that the best amber jewelry can be found in cities and towns around Baltic sea in Poland, Lithuania, and  Germany. But the capital of amber is, definitely, city of Gdansk in Poland. Here you can find hundreds of amber galleries and stores that sell all kind of Baltic Amber Jewelry. It is estimated that 95% of all world amber pr...

How To Keep Your Amber Jewelry Like New For Years To Come
Amber Stone - Amber Jewelry

Amber is a natural and delicate stone. A lot of people are wondering how to care for amber jewelry and if there any special maintenance instructions. Here we will provide some simple rules that will help you keep your amber jewelry look great and enjoy it for many years.

  • Keep away amber from intense sunlight as it may cause crackles in the stone.
  • As a natural stone, amber doesn’t like sudden temperature changes as it may not only cause cracks in the stone but even destroy it.  
  • Am...
Amber Around The World — Where To Find Amber On Every Continent

Amber, if you are not aware, is a soft resin stone substance dating back to prehistoric days when it was first noticed oozing from the coniferous trees, trees producing cones, later known as pine trees, in the Baltic region of what is today Poland, Lithuania, and Russia.  This Baltic amber was later used by the ancient civilizations in creating ornamental jewelry when the trees that produced this ‘sticky’ yellow-orange substance fell into the sea during storms, was buried under the sands of the ...

6 Biggest Amber Stones

There’s gold in them thar trees! Such is what the ancient Baltic civilizations, which resided along the coasts of Russia, Lithuania, and Poland, would discover about a fossilized mineral known as amber, a mineral dating back 95 million years to prehistoric days! All amber mined today, around the globe, is thirty to ninety-five million years old! Any amber found younger than that is of a softer consistency and called copal.

The Baltic region was and continues to be the source for this yellow...

How to Choose Genuine Baltic Amber?

When purchasing amber, it is important to know whether you’re receiving genuine Baltic amber—or a cheap imitation. With scientific advances in creating gemstones and other materials dating back to the 18th century, the Baltic amber jewelry market has been flooded with copies of inferior quality that are seeking to fool the average consumer. Therefore, knowing if you’re paying for the genuine natural Baltic amber jewelry ensures not only that you’re getting value, but also ensuring that the natur...

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