We know made in America is important to you, and it’s important to us! With so many makers’ jobs moving production out of our country, it’s become increasingly critical that we purchase from companies that hold the standard of AMERICAN MADE! We hold strong to that same standard at Funky Birdie Amber. We walk the walk! We know there are amber jewelry vendors out there that offer jewelry that is pre-made and imported, but that has never been our approach. We believe that each p
What is amber? How does it work? What can I use it for? We are taking it back to basics... examining the origins of amber, how it does what it does, and how we can use amber to help us feel better and be healthier! WHAT IS AMBER? Amber is fossilized resin, sort of like sap, from ancient pine trees dating back millions of years ago. HOW DOES AMBER WORK? Let's think about what sap does for a tree: it oozes out, sealing and healing “wounds” or damage sustained by the tree. But h
With conflicting information in the natural parenting world in regards to Baltic amber teething necklaces, it's important to know: Just HOW safe are these natural teething remedies? As parents ourselves, we absolutely share your concerns. We'd like to outline for you some guidelines for use and some information on how to safely use and achieve the maximum benefit from your child's Baltic amber teething necklace! SUPERVISION & SLEEPING As with any other items for small childre
Today we’re going to debunk some amber myths and set the facts straight about “raw” amber!
We are asked all the time, “Are the beads you use raw amber?” Guess what? There is NO such thing as raw amber beads! For amber to be truly raw, it has to be in its natural, untouched state. This means, no shaping, polishing, or enhancing of any kind. Even just drilling the hole through a bead creates heat with the drill bit. So no, absolutely no amber beads are EVER truly raw! This is