Friday, June 24, 2016

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Bathe in your Amber Jewelry

A Public Service Announcement from Funky Birdie Amber to you... Please don't wear your amber jewelry in the bath, shower, pool, or spa! Here's why:
  • Exposing your amber to soap, shampoo, lotion, sunscreen, oils, perfumes, hair spray, etc. causes a build-up of residue on amber which can reduce its effectiveness
  • Water can damage the thread and findings over time, causing them to weaken and break
  • Amber is an extremely soft and delicate compound (see our upcoming post on why it is NOT a stone!), so exposure to chlorinated water can damage it - causing it to chip, crack, or break easily

So, remember! Extend the life of your amber jewelry by removing it before diving into any water this summer and always. 

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