Set of Round shape amber teething necklace and bracelet Length of necklace is 13 inches Length of bracelet is 6 inches ABOUT BALTIC AMBER TEETHING NECKLACE Dear mum and dad, amber teething jewelry is made for wearing not chewing. As with anything else children should be supervised at all times when wearing jewelry and it has to be removed whenever a child is sleeping or unattended! An amber teething necklace is made from Genuine Baltic amber, an organic substance-fossil resin that was produced under natural conditions at least 45 million years ago. The unique substance of amber has anti-inflammatory properties which can be absorbed when it is worn against the skin. Hence, teething necklaces which soothe a child naturally when he or she suffers from teething pain. The actual practice of making amber amulets for children and adults is ancient history. Traditionally, amulets were carved into various shapes and were worn to ward off evil spirits – or just plain bad luck. It’s also a very strong possibility that because these amulets also reduced inflammation and discomfort for their wearers. Currently, there are two different thoughts as to why wearing amber on the skin can have soothing and calming effects on teething children. One thought suggests that when amber is worn on the skin, the skin’s warmth releases miniscule amounts of healing oils from amber which are then absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream. The other theory is based on scientific findings which have shown that amber is electromagnetically alive and produces significant amounts of organic, purely natural energy.