Friday souk- Amber

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Im in love with amber, these here are a variety of amber beads used as prayer beads. The the variety in colour, there are white ones, orange ones, burnt orange an brown ones. The prices were very reasonable compared to a place in the city where they were very overpriced.

Amber has great healing properties, it works wonders for babies born with jaundice, great for pain relief, especially for teething babies and they look beautiful. When the amber beads are rubbed, it gives off a slight scent. When it mixes with the oils on ur skin it’s substance penetrates and the healing begins.

Amber, from what I have been told is well sought after here in Kuwait, you will notice many men carrying them in their hands.

I used my amber misbah ( prayer beads) as a necklace for curly tops when she was teething. I removed the string and replaced it with a transparent elastic. She now uses it when she feels like as part of her growing collection of beads and necklaces.

Id love to know more about amber in the Arab culture. Also about the turquoise blue feroze stone. Do tell me more 🙂