The Baltic amber necklaces come in two sizes: small (11-11.5 inches) and medium (12-12.5 inches). It should not be so loose that the child can lift it up into his/her mouth, but it should not be so tight that it will be uncomfortable.
You should try the necklace on the baby to gauge the proper fit or measure using a piece of yarn.
Can My Baby Wear the Necklace to bed?
To get the most therapeutic value from the necklace, the baby should wear it as much as possible during the day. It is not recommended that the baby wear it to bed, or while unsupervised.
What Are the Safety Features of this Necklace?
With each amber necklace, each bead is individually knotted on the string. This ensures that if the baby were to break the necklace, they would only be able to free one bead.
The plastic clasp at the back is free from all metals and allergens and is also held together by knots. This ensures if there were enough pressure placed on the necklace, the clasp would break open.
How Do You Care for the Amber Necklace?
You will want to keep the amber from lotions, polishes, waxes and other residues that might coat the surface of the stones creating a barrier from the healing succinic acid.
Amber can be worn in the bath but not in the pool or hot tubs where chemicals are harmful to the amber. If the necklace needs to be washed, use warm water only, no soap.