BELIEVED TO HAVE HEALING PROPERTIES
Throughout history, many have believed that amber contained mystical, energetic properties. Amber is said to promote health, good luck, wisdom, patience, protection, and positive energy.
Ancient Romans prized amber. Many wore amber amulets for protection and fertility. Armies were often sent North to conquer amber producing areas. Women in Northern Italy would regularly wear amber necklaces against their throat. They felt that amber was healing for the thyroid gland.
Hippocrates, the physician of Ancient Greece, believed in amber's healing ability. He thought it was helpful in combat of many diseases when worn in direct contact with the skin.
Many believe that amber healing properties are more than ancient wives tales. Amber pendants, necklaces, rings and earrings continue to be highly prized pieces still today.